Introduction Welcome to the handbook!

This handbook was created as a reference tool to help you understand your role as a contracted child care provider. It contains important information on maintaining your contract in good standing, keeping required records, getting paid, understanding client eligibility, and obtaining help if problems arise.

You can easily navigate to any part of the handbook by clicking on the appropriate section tab on the left of the screen. In addition, links are available throughout the handbook to take you to different webpages, or DHS forms and appendices. You should thoroughly explore the contents of this handbook and use it as a continuing resource.

If you have any questions about the information contained in this handbook, don’t hesitate to email Adult and Family Services (AFS) Child Care Subsidy at or call at (405) 521-3431.