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Welcome to the Ohio Child Care Time, Attendance and Payment (TAP) information site!

New Programs, please start HERE.

Kinder APP Introduction Video

KinderSign Introduction Video

KinderSmart Introduction Video

The Time, Attendance and Payment (TAP) system records attendance for children receiving publicly funded child care (PFCC) services. Training documents and videos are available on this site.

This site will be updated regularly.  Please continue to check back for additional information.

COVID-19 Related Information


Pandemic Day Changes 1/27/2021

Recent changes have been made to KinderSign, please review the below QRCs:

Unlock Account with Self-Reset Set Up

Unlock Account without Self-Reset Set Up

Expired PIN

Set Up Self-Reset

Note: References to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) will be found in some information, recordings, and documentation accessed from this webpage which was created prior to the Ohio Department of Children and Youth (ODCY) being formed.