Step 1- Is a Child Care Business the right business for you?Step 2- Where will you start your Childcare Business?
Unlicensed Home daycare (caring for 4 children)
Licensed Home daycare (up to 10 children)
Child Care Center (more than 10 children
Step 3-Structuring/Insuring the Business
Sole Proprietor, Limited Liability Corporation
Policies (Staff Handbooks, Parent Handbooks, Curriculum, etc)
Naming the Business
Step 4-Asseessing the need for childcare
Contact local childcare resource and referral agency
Step 5-Financing your business
Your money, grants, Loans, credit card, etc.
Step 6- Equipment needed for a Home Daycare
Changing table, cots, cribs, etc.
Step 7- Equipment Need for a Child Care Center
Class room materials/equipment, office supplies, food service items, etc.
Step 8- Budget for your Business
Monthly income, expenses, operating cost, profit/loss, etc.
Step 9- Create a Business Plan-
Marketing plan, philosophy, key operators,business goals, etc.
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