Mayor's Office for New Americans
New Americans2001 South State Street S1-300PO Box 144575Salt Lake City, UT 84114385 468-4861/ Email
This program was funded by a grant which ended on December 30th, 2016.
If you are interested in becoming licensed providers, please contact Care About Childcare
The Refugee Family Childcare Program exists to support potential refugee childcare providers with the training and resources they need to be successful, safe, and quality childcare providers.
This project will teach refugee about state and federal child care laws, regulations and licensing requirements and about American cultural norms concerning child care and child development.
A secondary objective of the program is to expand home-based child care business options for other refugees, to enable them to enter the workforce with confidence that their children are being cared for by individuals possessing appropriate cultural competency. This project will not only open up additional child care opportunities but allow
refugee families to become more self-reliance.
RFCP is intended to support refugees who would like to start an in home-based child care in the following ways:
Our program will stay current on state requirements, rule changes and other news relating to childcare businesses. We want to help you succeed and provide accurate information about things that affect you and your business.
Participation is based on eligibility.
Naima MohamedRefugee Family Childcare Program Coordinator 385-315-5407