Application for Child Care or Day Care
Documents must show that you (or your dependent) were adopted, placed in foster care, or became a dependent through a court order. These documents must include the person’s name and the date you became a dependent. The documents you may submit are:
You may upload more than one document if you have more than one document to confirm that you (or your dependent) were adopted, placed in foster care, or became a dependent through a court order. Select the green “UPLOAD DOCUMENTS” button on the screen to upload into your application to submit each document.
How many children can I care for in my home without a license?
We understand that procedures and paperwork can be confusing. We want to make things as easy as possible. The information in this guide is provided to help you use and make the most of the services available to you. If you have any questions or need clarification, please call your local CCR&R.
It is important that you notify us as soon as you know you are changing providers. Without prior notification, we cannot guarantee that your new provider will be paid for the time he or she cared for your children.
Each time you receive an approval letter, you should read it carefully because it includes the amount of your monthly fee. In addition, the dates of the initial and final eligibility period are indicated on the form.
Pay your monthly premium amount directly to your provider. The monthly premium amount is deducted from your IDHS payment to your provider. If you do not pay your monthly premium, your provider will not be paid in full.
Yes. If your provider charges private parents a higher rate than the IDHS program pays, your provider may ask you to pay the difference, requiring you to make a separate payment from your fee. Be sure that you and your provider discuss what you are expected to pay for care before you begin caring for your children.
I need permission to care for children in my home
Before you start your new career, find out if child care is the best decision for you by evaluating why you want to start a child care business. This will help you think through some important considerations before you open your child care center. If you would like more information about child care centers and other types of care, visit our Types of Child Care page.
There are several resources you can complete to help you develop your business plan throughout these sections. These resources are intended to help you consider important questions. Your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency and your local licensing agency can help you understand the specific rules and regulations you need to follow to operate a quality program. They will be important resources for you as you start your child care business.
Also consider and plan for ways to strengthen and enhance your program. Your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency can help improve the quality of your program through training, coaching, and connections to additional resources and supports that can assist your center.
How to apply for free daycare
That the National Development Plan 2014-2018: “All for a new country” establishes that the National Government will define the basis for the creation of the National Care System, in accordance with Law 1413 of 2010.
PARAGRAPH. The present administrative act does not apply for health services, formal education, nor for the existing services in the programmatic offer of the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare, nor for initial education services.
ARTICLE 3. AUTHORIZATION AND DELEGATION. The Regional Directors shall have the competence to grant and renew the authorization to legal persons for the provision of care and/or shelter services, as well as to adopt administrative measures in case of non-compliance with the requirements established in this administrative act.
– Operational description of the care and/or shelter services offered (care components by age group, procedures and protocols for care and activation of routes in case of non-compliance, threat or violation of rights).