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Licensed Type B Home Providers


To help assure quality child care for families, Fairfield County Job and Family Services can License providers who care for up to six (of which 3may be under 2years old).  If you want to provide child care services to families that are eligible for the state subsidized child care program, you must be licensed by the County. 

Licensed Type B Home Providers must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Pass BCII and FBI background checks
  • Meet health and safety standards set forth by the state of Ohio
  • Your home will be inspected at least twice a year.
  • Complete Infant/Child CPR, First Aid, Health and Safety in Family Child Care Homes. You will also need to complete 6 hours of training annually


Other important things you need to know:

To learn more about how to become a Type B Home Provider, or to apply, please review Applying to Become a Type B Home Child Care Provider. Or for additional ODJFS Rules/Resources for Licensed Type B Home Providers including forms for providers.