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 $25 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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ODJFS to Offer Free Credit Monitoring to Victims of Unemployment-Related ID Theft

Individuals who reported being the victim of such identity theft will be eligible for one year of credit monitoring at no charge. Those who believe they were victims, but have not yet reported it, can do so at unemployment.ohio.gov or by calling (833) 658-0394. The services include identity theft monitoring, restoration, and insurance.

In order to be eligible for the free credit monitoring service, individuals must complete the ID Theft Portal Fraud Form at Identity Theft | Ohio Unemployment Benefits Help no later than May 22, 2022. The deadline to register for identity protection services is June 25, 2022.

Click the links for additional information.

ODJFS Press Release

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Applications and verifications
such as income, expenses and
other needed items may be returned by:

E-mail to:  FMS-Staff@jfs.ohio.gov
Fax to:  937-498-7396,  mail to:
Shelby County Department

of Job & Family Services
227 S. Ohio Avenue,Sidney, OH  45365,
in person, or by drop box outside the
front door of the agency.



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for reporting non-emergency cases
of suspected adult abuse, neglect, or
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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M - F   7:30 am - 4 pm