The Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services recommends to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services the licensure of Type B Child Care Homes and Providers. A Type B Home is a private home that provides care for up to six children. The number includes any related children who are younger than six. No more than three children can be younger than two. Care can be provided to private pay families or those receiving publicly funded child care.
If one plans to provide publicly-funded child care and become a Licensed Type B Child Care Provider, he/she must be recommended for licensure through the County Department of Job and Family Services. There are state established guidelines and regulations which include, but are not limited to the following:
State guidelines for Licensed Type B Child Care Providers can be found at: www.emanuals.odjfs.state.oh.us
For more information contact:
Shelby County Job and Family Services
Select option 5, then option 5,
M, W, TH, F, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Select option 5, then option 5 and then option 2
Application packets can be obtained at the agency or via mail.
Ohio Electronic Child Care –
For assistance with a Point of Service Device, call
For more information about the Point of Service Device or swipe cards, go to www.jfs.ohio.gov