Child Care Program Information
Providers

The Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services recommends to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services the licensure of Type B and Type A Child Care Homes and Providers.  A Type B Home is a private home that provides care for up to six children.  A Type A home is a private home that provides care for seven to twelve 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.

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Child Care Provider

If one plans to provide publicly-funded child care and become a Licensed 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:

  • The home must be inspected
  • The individual must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED
  • He/she will be required to complete additional training
  • Background check will be required by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification or Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Smoking is not permitted while children are in care

State guidelines for Licensed Child Care Providers can be found at: 
http://emanuals.jfs.ohio.gov/index.stm

For more information contact:

Shelby County Job and Family Services
227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365

937-498-4981

Select option 5, then option 5,
and then option 2

M, W, TH, F, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Or visit http://jfs.ohio.gov/cdc

Applications
In order to become a Licensed Child Care Provider, apply online at https://oclqs.force.com
The application must be completed online. There is also a $250 non-refundable fee.

Ohio Electronic Child Care –
Swipe Card and Point of Service Device

Licensed Child Care Providers are required to have a point of service device installed in their home in order to record attendance of children who receive publicly funded childcare.  Parents use a swipe card with the point of service device to swipe children in and out of care. 

For assistance with a Point of Service Device, call

1-888-516-4776

For more information about the Point of Service Device or swipe cards, go to www.jfs.ohio.gov

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Swipe Card

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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M, W, TH, F - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - 7:30 am - 6 pm