STATE OF CALIFORNIA—HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING DIVISION
FAMILY CHILD CARE HOME
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OTIFICATION OF PARENTS’ RIGHTS
PARENTS’ RIGHTS
As a Parent/Authorized Representative, you have the right to:
1. Enter and inspect the family child care home without advance notice whenever children are in care.
2. File a complaint against the licensee with the licensing office and review the licensee’s public file
kept by the licensing office.
3. Review, at the family child care home, reports of licensing visits and substantiated complaints
against the licensee made during the last three years.
4. Complain to the licensing office and inspect the family child care home without discrimination or
retaliation against you or your child.
5. Be notified and receive, from the licensee, a written notice that lists the name of any person not
allowed in the family child care home while children are present.
(NOTE: This notice is only
required when the Department has, in writing, excluded someone from the family child care
home on or after January 1, 2001).
6. Request in writing that a parent not be allowed to visit your child or take your child from the family
child care home, provided you have shown a certified copy of a court order.
7. Receive from the licensee the name, address and telephone number of the local licensing office.
Licensing Office Name: _________________________________________________
Licensing Office Address: _________________________________________________
Licensing Office Telephone #: _________________________________________________
8. Be informed by the licensee, upon request, of the name and type of association to the family child
care home for any adult who has been granted a criminal record exemption, and that the name of
the person may also be obtained by contacting the local licensing office.
9. Receive, from the licensee, the Caregiver Background Check Process form.
10. Be informed, by the licensee, that the facility has or does not have liability insurance (or a bond) that
covers injury to clients due to the negligence of the licensee or employees of the facility.
NOTE: CALIFORNIA STATE LAW PROVIDES THAT THE LICENSEE MAY DENY ACCESS TO THE FAMILY CHILD
CARE HOME TO A PARENT/AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IF THE BEHAVIOR OF THE
PARENT/AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE POSES A RISK T
O CHILDREN IN CARE.
For the Department of Justice “Registered Sex Offender”database, go to www.meganslaw.ca.gov
LIC 995A (8/08) (Detach Here - Give Upper Portion to Parents))
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF NOTIFICATION OF PARENTS’ RIGHTS
(Parent/Authorized Representative Signature Required)
I, the parent/authorized representative of_______________________________, have received a copy of the “FAMILY
CHILD CARE HOME NOTIFICATION OF PARENTS’ RIGHTS”, the CAREGIVER BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS
and the FAMILY CHILD CARE CONSUMER AWARENESS INFORMATION form from the
licensee._____________________________________________
Signature (Parent/Authorized Representative) ______________________________________________________________Date____________________
NOTE: This Acknowledgement must be kept in child’s file and a copy of the Notification given to
the
parent/authorized representative.
For the Department of Justice “Registered Sex Offender”database, go to www.meganslaw.ca.gov
LIC 995A (8/08)
Name of Family Child Care Home
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