Family child care providers throughout the state are welcome and encouraged to participate in the ACDS program. All family child care providers will be connected with a mentor that will guide and support them while they are apprentices. The mentor will meet monthly with providers and also sign the on the job training logs (OJT). Family child care providers will be sponsored through River Valley Child Development Services with the Department of Labor (DOL) while participating in the program.

To register for ACDS classes contact the local council representative in your region, or contact the ACDS office at 304-523-0433.