Interested in starting a child care program in Ohio? We can point you to the resources that you will need for owning and operating your own program. In addition, we offer a variety of workshops to help you successfully launch and maintain your child care business. If you are looking for employment in a child care business, visit our job board.
Where to Start
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) requires child care programs (center-based or family child care) to complete an online pre-licensing training.
Visit the ODJFS website for more information on the requirements, rules and licensing process.
4C for Children offers face-to-face training to share important information and resources you need to be successful! Search our training opportunities for “Starting a Child Care Program” training dates at 4C locations (Please note: All training is currently virtual). Click one of the following dates for more information: