Are you interested in opening your own child care? Providers in Indiana have several different options when opening a child care:

  • Licensed Home Provider: A provider offering care in their home may be licensed for up to 12 children. To start this process you will want to begin with Orientation I please contact Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral at 1-800-554-9331 or svannoy@huffermcc.org to register. Orientation I is also available online, visit www.iaccrr.org to register (OT-I must be completed before attendance to OT-II). Orientation II is once a month, please contact Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral to register.
  • Licensed Child Care Center: Orientation 1 can be scheduled by contacting Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral or svannoy@huffermcc.org or by calling 1-800-554-9331 (OT-I must be completed before attendance at OT-II.) OT-1 is also available online, visit www.iaccrr.org to register. Orientation II is held the first Wednesday of each month and can be scheduled by completing the form at this link. For questions on licensed center orientation, please call 317-232-4469 or email Center.Licensing@fssa.in.gov
  • Unlicensed Registered Ministry: Orientation I and II is strongly encouraged. If you have questions about unlicensed registered ministry orientation, please call 317-233-5413 or email Center.Licensing@fssa.in.gov
  • Unlicensed CCDF provider: As an unlicensed provider in Indiana you may provide care for up to 5 unrelated children and receive CCDF payments by completing the Provider Eligibility Standards (PES). For more information on the requirements and to download the application call Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral or visit the FSSA Website.