Home Daycare Resources

Stop wasting time searching the web for resources on how to start a home daycare.  Below is a ton of resources to help you get started.

If you need help on how to get started check out the GETTING STARTED PAGE

Home Daycare Resources For Canada

Canadian Resources for starting a home daycare

How to obtain a Criminal record check and Vulnerable Sector Check

First Aid:

Canadian Red Cross Courses

St. John Ambulance Courses

Infant Care Resources

Home Daycare Licencing Information

Licencing requirements vary from province to province.  Here is a great article comparing the requirements among provinces.  



Family Day Home Standard Manual For Alberta 

British Columbia

You need to get a license if you want to look after more than two children.  Click here for more information on licensing.



New Brunswick

You are allowed to have up to 5 children (including your own children) in an unregulated home daycare.   For regulated home daycares here is a link to the Operator Manual Early Learning and Childcare Home for New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Licencing Information

Contact information

For more information about becoming a family child care provider or to obtain an application you can contact:

Metro Region:

(709) 729-4331


Central East Region:

(709) 292-6283


Western Region:

(709) 637-2763

Labrador Region:

(709) 637-2763


Northwest Territories

Licensing Information


Nova Scotia

Licensing Information

Licensing Handbook


Licensing Information


Prince Edward Island

Licensing Information

Application Form


Licensing Information


Licensing Information


Licensing Information



Home Daycare Resources For USA

USA Resources for starting a home daycare

Licencing: Getting You Business Licenced

Licensing Regulations:

National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations

By State