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Welcome to the Facility Application and Management System (FAMS) Training and Resource Center for initial applications! Here you will find regularly updated training resources for initial applications, including user guides and training videos.

What is FAMS?

The Facility and Application Management System also known as FAMS is a secure system designed to streamline the initial application submission and background check processes.

For initial applications, organize and store your documents all in one place, track your initial application progress, and obtain approvals for your license or registration in significantly less time than submitting a paper application.

For FAMS Comprehensive Background Check (CBC) Process training and support, please visit the CCDBG: Training, Resource, and Information Center.

Why use FAMS for your initial application?

How Do I Access FAMS?

  1. To access FAMS you will need a valid email address
  2. Once you have completed the OCFS-Approved orientation you will receive an email invitation with a link to create your FAMS account
  3. Review the documents on this page for helpful FAMS information.

To request a paper application, please contact your Regional Office.

FAMS Initial Application Resources

Family Day Care and Group Family Day Care Resources

For FAMS Comprehensive Background Check (CBC) Process training and support, please visit the CCDBG: Training, Resource, and Information Center.

For FAMS, please reach out to your Regulator or Regional Office.

To obtain an application for a child care program license or registration in the following languages: بى (Arabic), বাঙালি (Bengali), 中文 (Chinese), Francais (French), Kreyòl ayisyen (Haitian-Creole), Italian (Italian), 한국어 (Korean), Polski (Polish), Русскийy (Russian), Español (Spanish), יידיש (Yiddish), please contact 518-474-9454 for assistance.