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Proposed Changes to the CACFP (Food Program) Text

 Link to Comment Area - Comments Due by April 15

Learn about what the passage of Federal Senate Bill 1086 means for child care.


Support FCCPSD

Have you wondered how you can help support our association? We don't collect dues, but we do accept donations. We are a 501(c)3 organization and your contributions are tax deductible.



Ignite300maxWe are South Dakota's statewide volunteer association of family child care providers and group home providers whose mission is to empower family child care professionals and achieve high quality care for all South Dakota children.

If you care for children in your home who are unrelated to you, you are a family child care provider. This is an association of people who are doing what you do, every day. We support new providers who are looking for ideas and offer avenues for experienced providers to share their tips and help pave the path to professionalism.

Membership is free

We invite you to step onto the path of lifelong learning and continual growth by using this website to gain information you need to help you and encourage you to join our association. By joining FCCPSD, you are becoming a part of an innovative team of professionals whose goals include providing educational and networking opportunities for the people who work hard to provide quality care to children in South Dakota. You can Join Online or print out our membership brochure.Membership Brochure

Resource partners

We wish to form strong relationships with individuals and other organizations who care about children in South Dakota. We welcome parents, child care professionals in other settings, former providers and all others interested in the activities, programs and goals of FCCPSD to join as resource partners of our organization.
FCCPSD is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable organization. It also is recognized as a professional organization by South Dakota Pathways to Professional Development.
We hope you enjoy this new site as much as the creator of it is enjoying making it. You will see photos of children and activities. We would like more, from you! Print this Photo Release Form. If you have the parents fill that out, you can either mail it to us or scan and email it, along with the photos, and we can then use them. You can also submit photos that do not show the children's faces and we can use those, too.
Family Child Care Professionals Of South Dakota Inc

Photo Credits

All of thse Ignite! conference images are from freeimages.com: Boy and Girl in Ignite! Theme by cieleke (Cécile Graat); Sunrise Picture by ilco (ilker); Jelly by nazreth (michael lorenzo); Blade of Grass by anitab0000 (Anita Berghoef); Emotional Devansh by devdinesh (Dinesh Devgan); Little Girl with Blanket by just4you (Justyna Furmanczyk); Tax by YM (Matt Aiello); Path by colinbroug (Colin Brough); Girl by ckforjc (Cindy Kalamajka); Hands by quynhyen; Bullies by arte_ram; Dancing Girls by cieleke (Cécile Graat); Boy in Wheelchair by cieleke (Cécile Graat); child in sunset by tonypowell; holding hands by spekulator; pen by colinbroug; curves by duchessa; clock by ettina82; bungee jumping by bluegum; fireworks by halfcut; first aid kit by dannystock; plate with forks by yaneq 

Our photographers: Pamela Stefanich's Backyard Water Wall by Laurie Fisher