If you are new to this site, visit the Create a Logon page. Note: Individuals who have access to Wisconsin DCF’s Child Care Provider Portal should use the same username and password to login in here; there is no need to create another logon.
For problems logging in or to update your user profile/password, visit the Account Management site.
For password reset requests, contact the DCF Service Desk.
For all other questions about the iChildCare Portal, visit the iChildCare Portal Information site and contact the Child Care Background Unit.
iChildCare is the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families' (DCF) individual portal for not only child care applicants, licensees, employees, and household members but also individuals interested in entering the child care field. It provides access to and information regarding background checks required for individuals who interact with children in regulated child care settings in Wisconsin. If you are seeking child care employment in another state, visit Background Check Information page for people who have lived outside of Wisconsin for more information.