Become A Registered Family Child Care Provider in Howard County

Are you interested in becoming a registered family child care provider in Howard County?

The first step is to complete a FREE required orientation workshop. Contact MSDE Office of Child Care by calling 410-750-8771 to register for the 3-hour in-person orientation workshop. This required informative workshop will help you understand the family child care licensing process and training requirements. To prepare for the orientation, view the orientation preview.

Are you looking for workshops which meet the MSDE Office of Child Care training requirements to open a registered family child care?

After completing the required Family Child Care Orientation workshop, applicants for a Family Child Care License must satisfy a series of training requirements determined by MSDE Office of Child Care. The following training workshops are required:

Project Security Blanket (Emergency and Disaster Preparedness)

A 6-hour workshop on emergency and disaster prepared