VDSS Memo: Fingerprint Communication Update

VDSS Memo: Fingerprint Communication Update #2, 07.17.17 Summary… Fieldprint was awarded the contract for fingerprinting. An implementation plan has not been determined at this time; please continue with business as usual in regards to the completion of background checks. The cost of fingerprinting has been determined. The total cost will cover fees for Fieldprint, Virginia… Read more »

2017 legislative update impacting child care

These memos will inform you of changes in legislation  that passed in the 2017 Virginia General Assembly session.  The legislation goes into effect July 1, 2017. Senate Bill 1008 is legislation that affects the Code of Virginia concerning barrier crimes. SB1008 child care PDF House Bill 1568 legislation concerning criminal background check. HB1568 child care… Read more »

FREE Infant/Pediatric CPR and First Aid Training Project

FREE TRAINING This spring, we are flooding the training market in VA with Infant/Pediatric First Aid & CPR classes that you may be able to attend for FREE if you are/work for a child care program that serves infants & toddlers AND accepts DSS subsidy payments!  First Aid CPR Flyer Please check here for dates… Read more »

Child care bill goes into effect 7/1/15

The 2015 session of the General Assembly passed legislation adding § 63.2-1704.1 to the Code of Virginia, which requires every unlicensed and unregistered family day home to provide a written notice to parents of every child receiving care at the time care begins, stating the following: • The family day home is not regulated by… Read more »

Child Care Aware of Virginia releases new mapping project

Child Care Aware of Virginia has released a new mapping project using all types of Child Care, Head Start, and VA Star Quality Initiative.  Select the following link to view the mapping project: New Maps Coming Soon