Family Child Care Licensing

Grant County Social Services is responsible to license and monitor family child care homes. Providers must be 18 years of age and a resident of Grant County County.  Information and Forms include:
  1. HOW DO I BECOME LICENSED?
  2. Main Documents
  3. Forms for Each Child's File
  4. Resources and Information

Family Child Care                                   

If you are interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider, you will need to download the following documents:

  1. Family Systems Licensing Application                                                                                                                                    *needs to be NOTORIZE ( $ 50.00 fee enclosed)
  2. Background Study Forms($25.00/Each)                                                                                                                                      *Required for all persons in the household over the age 13 and all substitute care providers
  3. Return Documents 1. Family Systems Licensing forms and  2. Background study form to Social Services.                             *You will receive a phone call from the Licensor after these forms are turned in.
  4. Privacy rights (signed/dated)
  5. Physicians Statement
  6. Fire Marshal request Form ($50/money order or Certified check to State fire Marshal)
  7. Family Child Care Licensing Checklist
  8. Floor Escape Plan
  9. Turn in a copy of animal vaccinations
  10. Questionnaires
  11. Policy & Procedure Complete
  12. Child Admission forms packet completed
  13. MN Family Disaster/Emergency Plan    (Fillable Form- Not available for all browsers)
  14. Water Test
  15. Workman's Comp Form