Licenses child care centers and family day care homes. Permits private/parochial and technical schools. Provides training on early childhood development.
In accordance with local ordinances and state licensing regulations, the Child Care Office licenses and provides on-going monitoring of Child Care Centers, Family Day Care Homes, Private/Technical Schools, Preschools, Parents Day Out/Co-ops, and Playgroups.
Training is offered to locally-approved childcare center staff and family day care providers on a variety of topics including:
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• For more information on eligibility requirements to open an early childhood facility, please contact the Child Care Office at (703) 228-1685.
A Prospective Early Child Care Center Provider Must Submit:
A Prospective Family Day Care Home Provider Must Submit:
According to Chapter 59 Family Day Care Home Ordinance of the Arlington County Code, any person applying to become a family day care provider should meet the following requirements: