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The Importance of a Family Child Care Contract and Policies
Posted by Tom Copeland in CCR&R Blog on 2/4/2016
To be successful as a family child care provider, you will need to establish a professional, businesslike relationship with the parents of the children in your care. This means you will need to take yourself and your work seriously and treat the parents as business clients, even if they are also friends or relatives.
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This year the Iowa Legislature directed Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) to increase the rate tables for all registered and licensed child care providers by 2%. The effective date of the new rates is January 1, 2013. While the rate table reflects the maximum that can be paid to a provider by the Child Care Assistance (CCA) program, the state cannot be charged more for a child who receives CCA than is charged to families not receiving assistance ("private pay").

See the full letter from DHS and the revised rate tables by clicking here.

 

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