Family Friend and Neighbor (FFN) care is child care provided consistently by a family member, friend, neighbor, babysitter, or nanny, typically in a home setting.
IN OUR 3-PART SERIES (STORY LINKS BELOW), LEARN:
1. The important role FFNs play for working families, the economy, and young children;
2. Which FFNs are exempt from licensure in Colorado; and
3. Where FFNs can find resources on brain development, school readiness skills and healthy eating!
- Curious why the State of Colorado is working to ensure that FFN Caregivers are supported, recognized, and included in early childhood systems? Check out this article from Early Milestones Colorado.
- Curious if someone you know is caring for children and meeting licensing guidelines? Check out this flow chart – it will help clarify if someone needs a license or does not.
- Check out these wonderful resources from Zero to Three, great for everyone watching young children, including FFNs.