Take charge of your career and start operating your own business from home! FCC is always looking for people who can provide all types of care to include: infant care; early morning and evening care; overnight and weekend….it’s up to you. You set your OWN schedule! New Provider Orientation Trainings can be scheduled with the Community Care Coordinator to fit your schedule. Child Care can be provided for you to attend free of charge!
New FCC Providers
If you enjoy children, would like to stay home with your young children, or would like extra income for your family then consider becoming a Family Child Care provider. You can operate your own profitable home-based business, set your own hours, and be a part of the more than 3000 homes already open on 80 Air Force Installations worldwide. You help support the Air Force mission by providing quality care for children of our military and civilian personnel while establishing an exciting and rewarding professional career for yourself. The FCC license is valid for 1 year.
The Family Childcare Program is currently accepting applications for providers to care for infant, drop-in, night, weekend, special needs, mildly ill care, Extended Duty Care and MissileCare Programs.
- Any person is eligible living on or off base.
- Are at least 18 years old.
- Have the ability to read, speak and write English.
- Has a High School Diploma or GED.
- Are physically and mentally capable of providing care.
- Are willing and able to complete the required training and agree to the requirements of becoming an FCC provider.
- Are able to obtain the required insurance coverage.
- Participate in a home interview with your family members.
- Have no conviction of, admission to, or evidence of family violence, child abuse or neglect, alcohol abuse or use of illegal drugs.
- Pre-licensing and other required training.
- Monthly and quarterly training sessions.
- Assistance with preparing curriculum and Developmentally appropriate activities.
- Training on how to use appropriate guidance techniques.
- Assistance in earning a Child Development Associate credential.
- Free lending program: supplies, outdoor play equipment, books, games, toys, safety gates, first aid kits, mats, child sized tables and chairs, arts and crafts supplies, child sized plates, cups, utensils and much more.
In accordance with AFI 34.144,11.17 Unauthorized care. “All Family Child Care homes on the installation are subject to the requirements of this instruction and shall be certified to operate by the Missions Support Group Commanders. Residents providing uncertified child care residing in government owned and privatized housing are notified of the requirements when providing care for more than 10 hours a week.”