The Family Child Care (FCC) Credential is for professionals working as family child care providers or assistants for children ages birth through 12 years. To earn the FCC Credential you will need to have specific levels of training, education and experience.
Attention: Through the Preschool Development Grant, Gateways Credential applications are FREE for a limited time on a first-come, first-served basis for those seeking new Credentials or level advancing their current Credential. This does not include renewals.
Steps to Apply-New & Level Advance:
- Become a Gateways Registry member.
- Download the pdf Credential Application (482 KB) .
- Mail these documents to:
1226 Towanda Plaza
Bloomington, IL 61701
To Renew your Gateways Credentials, click here.