Serving a child care provider’s needs with…

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Increased professional knowledge
  • Enhancements to the quality of child care offered
  • Professional guidance
    • How to start/expand a child care program
    • State regulations
    • Health & safety
    • Child development issues
    • Developmentally appropriate practices
    • Business practices

Access to Pelican Provider Self-Service

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services provides a website where you can apply for or renew child care licensing, submit CCW online attendance invoices, update provider profile, and much more!

Visit the Provider Self Service website now!

Connections to Caregiving

A pre-service training series for those interested in becoming state regulated as a Family Child Care Home or in starting or expanding to a Group Child Care Home.

P.A.C.E. (Providing Advanced Child Care Education)

A training series available to York County home based providers who have been in business a minimum of one year.  This includes on-site mentoring and technical assistance.

Other resources available for Providers

  • Current information about today’s child care trends affecting the workplaces
  • Networking opportunities
  • Current statistical data on the rates and supply of child care in a specific area
  • A professional resource library
  • Child and Adult Food Program participation

Contact Barb Green at (717) 515-0407 or (800) 864-4925 x 561 or for more information.

ELRC Kickoff Information

During our ELRC Kickoff meetings in early October, we brought together partners from the multiple agencies that support continued quality within your programs. You can watch the recording by clicking on the link below to hear updates from DHS Certification, PQA, IECMH, and many more! And to learn about resources available during the COVID pandemic. Also below are supporting documents that we would like to share with you.