Become a Provider

Thumbnail imageDo you live within a 10 mile radius of Shaw AFB? The Family Child Care office is seeking persons interested in becoming child care providers or affiliated providers for children ages 2 weeks and up, midnight, swing shifs and special nees care. You must be the spouse of an active-duty, DoD civilian or retired military Member to qualify. To find out how you can start your new career call the Family Child Care office today 895-1212!


The Family Child Care office is here to serve you with your child care needs, interest in child care employment, concerns about current Providers, or by offering support to our Providers.

Become A Provider Today! The Family Child Care Program makes it easy for you to nurture and care for children in the friendly, warm environment of your own home. Be your own boss, set your own hours and stay at home with your own children while caring for children of our military and DoD civillian personnel.

Provider Requirements

  1. Eligibility: Adults 18 years and older with authorization to occupy base housing quarters; affiliation off base meeting Air Force requirements.
  2. Licensing: Certificate of authorization from the base commander for resident of military housing to provide FCC in base quarters
  3. Training: All training is FREE! Initial training includes CPR and First Aid
  4. Approving Agencies: Military Public Health, Safety Office, Fire Department, FCC Coordinator, Security Forces, Family Advocacy, Medical Officer, Family Housing and local agency agency screeings
  5. Referrals: Available upon request through Family Child Care, Airmen and Family Readiness Center, Base Housing, Youth Programs, Security Forces, Family Advocacy, Civilian Personnel Office, Human Resources Office and the Community Center.

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More Info

Family Child Care
150 Palmetto Dr.
(Located in the CDC Annex Building)

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Phone: (803) 895-1212
Fax: (803) 895-1212
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