HOW TO RENEW YOUR DWS FFN CHILD CARE PROVIDER APPROVAL

Your DWS FFN Child Care Provider Approval is active for one year. Below are the steps to renew your DWS FFN Child Care Provider Approval.

1. HAVE AN ON-SITE INSPECTION OF THE HOME WHERE CARE IS PROVIDED.
Before your approval expires, a Licensing Specialist will contact you to schedule this inspection. You must be in compliance with all health and safety regulations at this inspection and/or at a follow-up inspection. Click here for the health and safety regulations.

2. SUBMIT A COMPLETED DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES FAMILY, FRIEND, & NEIGHBOR (DWS FFN) RENEWAL BACKGROUND SCREENING AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE form. Click here for the form.
This must be submitted no later than 30 days before the expiration date of your approval.