In an effort to assist our members, we have provided a list of required forms and equipment. This list is what is listed on LIC 311D Forms/Records to Keep in Your Family Child Care Homes. Please make a habit of researching and checking the Department of Social Services (DSS) website and ours for updates.

Children’s Forms and Records:

Facility Forms and Records:

Information to be posted in your facility;
ALL postings shall be in a location visible to clients:


Cite Visit Postings:

Title 22, Section 1596.8595 (a) (2) a family day care home shall post a copy of any licensing report pertaining to the facility that documents either a facility visit or a complaint investigation that results in a citation for a violation that, if not corrected, will create a direct and immediate risk to the health, safety, or personal rights of children in care. It shall be posted immediately, adjacent to the interior side of the main door to the facility and shall remain posted for 30 consecutive days. (b) (2) Posting shall remain during hours when clients are present.

Additional Forms and Documentation:

Other Items to be Maintained

  • Fire Extinguisher, annually serviced
  • Fire & Disaster Drill Log, Title 22, Section 102417 (9) (A)
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Smoke Detector

Guides and Helpful Tools

  • Self-Assessment Guide – English
  • Self-Assessment Guide – Spanish
  • Waivers & Exceptions Guide – English
  • Waivers & Exceptions Guide – Spanish
  • Disaster Planning Guide – English
  • Disaster Planning Guide – Spanish

Guides in other languages can be found here

State Forms