Need some guidance on the business aspects of your family child care?  The National Association for Family Child Care website has a Business Center that offers information and links about a wide range of business needs including taxes, contracts, and marketing.

We asked family child care professionals what types of things they thought were most important to include in their contract and put together this tip sheet:

Top 5 Things to Include in Your Contract

Clearly defining your policies and following through on them is helpful for parents, for you as a professional, and also for maintaining the standards needed for licensing and high quality care.

Take some time to review and revise your program’s contract today!