Self Assessment Guides


Child Care Self-Assessment Guides


The Self-Assessment Guides were developed by the Child Care Advocate Program with input from Regional Offices, the Department's Policy Development Bureau, Child Care Advisory Boards, and the child care community. These guides are designed as a ”user friendly” tool to assist Child Care Center and Family Child Care Home providers in performing periodic reviews of their facility operations to achieve compliance with licensing regulations. Child care providers may copy these guides if they wish as there is no copyright. Advocate staff have been and will continue using these guides as a training tool when speaking with provider organizations and others in the child care field. If you have any questions regarding these guides, please contact your local Child Care Advocate.

Child Care Centers

Self-Assessment Guides - English

Safe Food Handling and Preparation - English
Safe Food Handling and Preparation - Spanish

How to Make Your Child Care Center Safe - English

Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - English

Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - English
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Spanish
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Farsi
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Hmong
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Korean
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Russian
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Vietnamese
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Chinese

Family Child Care Homes

Self-Assessment Guides - English
Self-Assessment Guides - Spanish
Self-Assessment Guides - Chinese
Self-Assessment Guides - Vietnamese 
Self-Assessment Guides - Hmong
Self-Assessment Guides - Korean 
Self-Assessment Guides - Russian 
Self-Assessment Guides - Farsi

Safe Food Handling and Preparation - English
Safe Food Handling and Preparation - Spanish

Tenant Rights Guide - English 
Tenant Rights Guide - Spanish

Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - English 
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - Spanish
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - Chinese 
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - Vietnamese 
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - Hmong 
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - Korean
Waivers, Exceptions, and Exemptions - Russian

Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - English 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Spanish 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Farsi 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Hmong 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Korean 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Russian 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Vietnamese 
Disaster Guide for Homes and Centers - Chinese