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. 

ODJFS Child Care Time, Attendance and
Payment (TAP) System

Licensed Child Care Providers are required to use the TAP system to record attendance of children who receive publicly funded child care.  The caretaker or a person eligible to pick up or drop off children at a provider will use a tablet or their smart phone to record the children’s attendance. 

For more information regarding the TAP system, go to: https://ohiocctap.info/programs/

Click Here for Helpful Links for Licensed Child Care Providers
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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Shelby County Department
of Job and Family Services

Prevention, Retention and
Contingency Plan 
Opportunity
for Public Comment

 

The Shelby County Department
of Job and Family Services is
taking comments from the public
on the Prevention, Retention
and Contingency plan for Shelby
County. The plan is developed
under guidance and regulations
from the Ohio Department of Job
and Family Services. 
The plan will
be available for public comment
from August 26, 2019 – September
24, 2019 at the Shelby County
Department of Job and Family
Services, 227 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney,
Ohio, 45365. 
Hours of operation
are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,
and Friday, and 7:30 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.



Employment Workshops

OhioMeansJobs Shelby County
offers free employment workshops.
Workshop participants have the
opportunity to improve their job
seeking skills to aid in finding a
new job or to brush up on skills
to retain a job once they are working.
Workshops are taught by instructors
from Upper Valley Career Center and
Aspire.

To register for a workshop, call
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at
937-498-4981 Extension 2816

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Resume Writing Workshop

Oct 2,
Nov 6, Dec 4

 
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Job Search Skills Workshop


Oct 16,
Nov 20, Dec 18

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Employer Expectations Workshop


Sept 25, Oct 23, Nov 27

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 
Interviewing Skills Workshop


Oct 9, Nov 13, Dec 11

 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

 


Basic Computer Skills Workshop

 
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 


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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