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Many resources are available to home providers through Action for Children.

Our resources include books and videos on a variety of topics including professionalism, caregiver-child interactions, curriculum, creating a healthy and safe learning environment, child development for all ages from infancy to school age, child development in all areas including intellectual, social and emotional development, physical development, etc., parent relations and developing quality environments including for home and center accreditation.

Family Child Care Provider Update Form

  • Provider Update Form - In order to assure that all information provided in our child care resource and referral services is kept current and accurate, we are asking all family child care providers in the seven-county region to take a moment to update your program on this form. Once you have completed your information, make sure to save it, and then see the options at the bottom of the form to send to Action for Children by email, postal mail, or fax. If you have any questions, please contact us at 614-224-0222, ext. 119.

USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program

Home Provider Inspection Forms
You can download the following forms to ensure your inspections are current. If you need a Fire Inspection Form, please contact your specialist at your local Action for Children office.

Forms for Franklin County Providers:

Bureau of Family Services Central Registry Request Form

Provider Health Inspection

Provider Medical Statement

Franklin County Sheriff's Report

Forms for Delaware County Providers:

Bureau of Family Services Central Registry Request Form

Provider Health Inspection

Provider Medical Statement

Delaware County Sheriff's Report

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