FCC Registration Process

Family Child Care Registration Process

In New Jersey, a Family Child Care Provider is an individual who is registered under the rules of the Family Child Care Provider Registration Act and serves no more than five children at any one time in their home. Registered providers benefit from the following:

  • Becoming a Registered Family Child Care Provider will allow you to own your own business and establish your work hours in your home.  Most importantly, you will enjoy the rewards of caring for and nurturing children while helping them grow and learn.
  • Our Family Child Care Unit will provide you with various trainings, technical assistance, and resources to support you as a provider and business owner. These resources will also help enhance the quality of care in your program.
  • You will be included in our agency child care referral database which assists families seeking child care in Camden County.
  • You will be eligible to participate as a provider for families receiving child care subsidies.

The Department of Children’s Services encourages anyone wishing to become a family child care provider to complete the registration process. Our agency will guide you through the process, which includes an orientation, application, various trainings, background checks, and a home inspection.

If you are interested in making a difference in your community by providing quality child care in the comfort of your home, please contact the Camden County Department of Children’s Services at 856-401-6430 or childcareinfo@camdencounty.com. We will guide you through the process of becoming a successful in-home child care professional. For additional registration guidance: