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Child Care Providers

Child Care: Providers

Stark County Job & Family Services Child Care covers part of the cost of child care for eligible low and moderate income families. A child care provider must be licensed by the state, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, or certified by the county agency (in-home aides) in order to provide care for children of families who qualify for this program.

Becoming a Provider

There are several types of Child Care providers: Centers, Family Child Care (Type A & B) providers, and In-Home Aides.  Centers are inspected and monitored by ODJFS; Family Child Care providers and In-Home Aides are inspected and monitored by Stark County Job and Family Services.  To learn more about the types of Child Care providers, and for detailed information about becoming a Child Care Provider, follow the link below:


To speak to someone about becoming a Stark County Family Child Care provider or In-Home Aide, please contact us at:  (330) 451-8515. 

Contact Child Care

Eligibility/Certification - Phone: (330) 451-8155

Family Child Care (type A&B) Licensing: (330) 451-8515

Fax: (330) 451-8438

Address: 221 Third Street SE, Canton, OH 44702

Stark County Commissioners Executive Director
Stark County Job & Family Services
221 3rd St SE
Canton, OH, US 44702
Stark JFS
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