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Apply for permission to care for children
Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
Children between the ages of 0 and 14 can be cared for in day care. You need a permit for day care if you want to care for a child or several children outside the household of the legal guardian during part of the day and for more than 15 hours a week for more than 3 months against payment.
The permit for child day care
- is granted by the local youth welfare office,
- is limited to 5 years,
- can be provided with additional conditions,
- authorizes you to care for up to 5 foreign children present at the same time.
You can apply for a care permit at the responsible youth welfare office. Submit the following documents here:
- completed qualification as a child day care worker
- certificate of good conduct from the police
- medical certificate (on measles protection)
Afterwards, the premises suitable for children are checked by means of a joint inspection with the local youth welfare office.
Permission will be granted if you are suitable for day care. This can be assumed if
- you distinguish yourself through your personality, professional competence and willingness to cooperate with legal guardians and other child day care providers,
- you have premises suitable for children,
- you have good knowledge of the requirements of child day care. You must have acquired this knowledge in qualified courses.
Which documents are required?
- Flawless extended police certificate of good conduct according to § 72a SGB VIII
- Measles protection
- Health certificate (renewed every 5 years)
- Proof of qualification as a child day care worker
What are the fees?
There are no costs involved.
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
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