Job & Family Services Early Learning and Development
Division of Child Care

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 Child Care Summary:
To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of children while in care through licensing / certifying and regulatory activities.

Child Care Mission:
Through public and private partnership, ODJFS Child Care will work to improve the availability and quality of child care for Ohio's children and families and enhance the delivery of service to families eligible and in need of child care, especially subsidized care.

Child Care Vision:
All adults caring for young children will have access to an array of services and supports needed to ensure the provision of high quality child care for the children they serve.

To contact an ODJFS Child Care Employee please access the Child Care Contact Information 

ODJFS Provider Updates  

 Provider Updates -Child Care Updates  

Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge Grant 
Early Childhood Ohio  

State Plan - Federal Fiscal Year

2014- 2015  

State Plan FFY 2014-2015  

2012 - 2013

State Plan FFY 2012-2013 Part 1
State Plan FFY 2012-2013 Part 2
State Plan FFY 2012-2013 Part 3  

 

Annual Child Care Licensing Report
Child Care Licensing SFY 2011  

Child Care Licensing SFY 2012

Child Care Licensing SFY 2013  

 

Market Rate Survey  

Market Rate 2006 

Market Rate 2008  

Market Rate 2010

Market Rate 2012

 

Child Care Advisory Council   

Child Care Advisory Council  

 

Research  

Partnership Research  

Partnerships 
PBS
Ohio and Local Child Care Resource and Referral