FCC Registration – Start Up

Love caring for children?  Good at it? Get paid for doing what you love!

Be an entrepreneur by starting a child care business in your home!
Become a registered Family Child Care Provider!

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Child Care Resources (CCR) Can Help You!

Start a Home-based Child Care Business!

CCR staff offer FREE professional support!

  • Tips and tools to help set up and operate your business to succeed
  • Resources and hands-on support
  • Quality Tips
  • A community of peers for learning and sharing

Become a registered Family Child Care  Provider!

In New Jersey, the registration of family child care homes is voluntary.  Why become registered?

  • To promote the healthy development of children
  • To learn the latest in safety and best practices
  • To strengthen your business skills to maximize your income
  • To qualify to enroll children whose care is paid for with a child care subsidy

CCR has decades of experience helping child care providers.

Our vision is your long-term success.

Our goals for you: 

  • A successful business
  • Work/life balance
  • A quality program

We are here to help!

Contact CCR today!  (732) 918-9901

Is Family Child Care the Right
Business for You?

Need help thinking through what it means for you, your family, and your home? 

Have questions? Let’s talk!

Contact CCR today!  (732) 918-9901

Need Help
with Your Business Plan?

There are lots of decisions to make before opening your business.

  • What is your desired income?
  • What expenses can you expect?
  • What will be your hours and your rates? 

Want to apply for a Registration Certificate? 

Contact CCR to find out when the next orientation meeting is scheduled!

  • CCR staff walk you through the steps to become registered.
  • Better yet, they partner with you to accomplish each step.

Quick Business Tips!

To maximize your income as a family child care provider:

  • Minimize your expenses. CCR staff can help you access the NJ Shared Resources online
    , which
    offers family child care providers discounts on frequently
    purchased products you use
  • Enroll in the Child Care Food Program. With 5 children in care, you can receive up
    to $6,253 annually in reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks you serve
    children. CCR staff can sign you up!
  • Market your program to stay full. CCR staff can assist you with on-line marketing to
    ensure that you are putting your best face forward and reaching potential customers.
  • Achieve Quality Ratings and higher payments for children receiving state child care
     CCR staff can provide free training, technical assistance, and support so that you
    are prepared to participate in Grow New Jersey Kids, the state quality rating and
    improvement system that offers higher child care subsidy payments for each increased
    star level providers meet. 
  • Take advantage of major tax deductions as a home based business. CCR staff can help
    you set up record-keeping practices that will save you money at tax time! Maximize your
    income by taking every tax deduction for which you are eligible!

Why wait! Since the onset of the pandemic, CCR staff have seen an increase in families
seeking the small group and home-like environment provided by family child care.

Contact your CCR today!  (732) 918-9901

Family Child Care Registration Tip Guide!

Our Registration Tip Guide provides you with:

  • The family child care registration application
  • Forms and resources
  • Plus, CCR staff will support you every step of the way!

Our goal is to grow family child care homes statewide to ensure that parents in every community have great local choices for child care to best meet their needs!