How to Become a Home Child Care Provider

The County of Renfrew is seeking dedicated Child Care Providers who will ensure that the health, safety, nutrition, and well-being of the children in their care is their top priority.

Successful home Child Care Providers will have:

  • A safe, healthy and smoke-free home environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A passion to provide high-quality child care, and fill a vital need in your community


  • Run your own business, from your own home
  • Receive support and resources to help you succeed
  • Help fill a vital need in your community

Parent Handbook & Program Statement

Introduction Package

Child Care Provider Application

Additional Information

Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014, O. Reg. 137/15

Home Child Care and Unlicensed Child Care: How Many Children Are Allowed? 

The Home Child Care Agency Licensing Manual (July 2018) provides information on how to operate a licensed home contracted through a Licensed home child care agency

Child Care Licensing. This site is designed to support child care providers, licensees, early year’s professionals and anyone who is interested in learning more about provincial requirements for licensed child care centres, home child care agencies and home child care premises.