Links and Resources

New Certification Rule Resources

New DCF 202 Administrative Rules went into effect on 9/30/2019 and monitoring begins on 6/1/2020

4-C Certification Letter to Providers
A letter that was sent to providers in late 2019 that highlights a majority of the new rules

4-C Certification Technical Assistance Visit Checklist
A checklist that details all of the new rules

DCF Permanent Rule PowerPoint
A PowerPoint created by DCF that encompasses all of the new rules with extra tidbits and suggestions for providers


Certification Resources

DCF Child Care Forms & Publications

Child Care State Licensing

Child Care Crimes Table

Obtain Driving Records


Activities for Child Care

Hands on as We Grow

The Imagination Tree


Happy Hooligans

Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds


Child Care Business Information

Think Small (formerly Redleaf National Institute)

Wisconsin Shares Subsidy Information

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative


Health and Safety

American SIDS Institute

Wisconsin Car Seat Safety

Wisconsin Poison Center