How to Start a Family Child Care


Welcome! We’re glad you’ve decided to become a family child care provider. There are many rewards for entering a profession that cares for children. Among them is the ability to run your own business.

Running a successful business is important. It allows you to do what you really love, caring for children, while also earning money to support your family.

Although you may not be thrilled about managing the business side of family child care this website is designed to provide you with information to support you.

Learn how to start your family child care business using these:

  • Tools – Practical tools you can use right now to improve your business
  • Knowledge – Articles and research related to this business topic
  • Connections – Links to related websites and organizations

Disclaimer: Materials and links provided by First Children’s Finance on this website do not constitute legal, accounting, tax or finance advice or professional services. Readers seeking professional advice about specific aspects of their business should consult a member of our staff or other qualified professional.