Become a Provider

High-quality child care options are needed in Onondaga and Cayuga Counties.  Help build a strong community of high-quality child care in CNY by opening your own home child care business!

As a general rule in NY, any child daycare program planning to serve three or more children for more than three hours a day on a regular basis must obtain a license or registrationChild Care Solutions is here to help guide you through the process of becoming licensed or registered!  The information below offers a general overview of how to get started.  Our Registration Department is here to answer any questions you might have on getting started.  Give us a call at (315) 446-1220 or e-mail your question.  We are happy to help and our services are always free

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General Information

(PDF-General Information & Home Requireents)

Step One: To Becoming an In-Home Child Day Provider