Florida Family Child Care Home Association2018-10-19T19:14:41+00:00

For Providers

FFCCHA promotes professional growth by hosting annual conferences, meetings & more

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For Parents

Family child care has unique qualities that make it the preferred arrangement of many parents

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For Mentors

FFCCHA is committed to mentoring the next generation of family home child care providers

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What is Family Child Care?

National Provider Appreciation Day is May 11, 2018         

View: Letter to Parents from FFCCHA President

Family Child Care is a home-based service where child care is provided in the caregiver’s home. The home must be Licensed or Registered according to county and state laws. Family Child Care is the most preferred type of care for young children, especially infants and toddlers.  Many family child care homes also provide high quality programs for preschoolers, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program (VPK) school age and children with special needs. Some homes offer the Early Head Start program for infants to three years.

Family child care is “home-away-from-home” personalized professional child care.

Who We Are

FFCCHA is a statewide non-profit 501(C)(3) professional organization. Membership is open to all regulated family child care providers, parents, and advocates of quality care.

We promote professional growth by hosting an annual statewide conference, hold quarterly meetings with training sessions, and publish a newsletter.

Some of the training, conference workshops, and publications are also available in Spanish.     2017 Conference Program Book

 

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What We Do

  • We mentor future providers

  • We promote growth by hosting an annual conference

  • We hold quarterly meetings with training sessions

  • We publish a quarterly newsletter and other publications

  • We offer scholarships for our members for professional development and accreditation opportunities

  • We help to grow new leaders in the family child care profession and host an annual Leadership Summit

What We Don’t Do

  • We don’t provide child care referral services. However, the  Florida Department of Children and Families has a provider search tool you can use.

  • We don’t govern child care providers, however all of our providers must be Licensed or Registered according to county and state laws in order to maintain a membership with the FFCCHA.

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