Family Day Care Homes
Since February 2009, new Family Day Care Home Providers have been required to obtain 20 hours of pre-service training prior to receiving a certificate of registration. New Family Day Care Home providers and existing family day care home providers are required to obtain 10 hours of
training relating to the care of children on an annual basis. If you are interested in opening a Family Day Care Home (FDCH), you must attend a
Registration Orientation Meeting (ROM) class prior to submitting an application for registration. ROM is required for all FDCH applicants that are not
Child Care Learning Centers and Group Day Care Homes
Child Care Learning Center and Group Day Care Home staff are required to obtain 10 hours of training relating to the care of children on an annual basis. If you are interested in opening a Child Care Learning Center (CCLC) or Group Day Care Home (GDCH), you must attend a
Licensure Orientation Meeting (LOM) class prior to submitting an application for license.
For information about training opportunities throughout the state of Georgia, please visit the
Georgia Training Approval website.
For more specific information on required training or for questions about ROM or LOM, please contact DECAL's Child Care Services Division at 404.657.5562 and ask for the "Consultant of the Day".