Child Care System User Guides

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The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has a number of user guides for our various child care systems. These guides are used by DCF staff and local agency workers. If you expand each section, you will find links to user guides for:

  • CSAW (Child Care Statewide Administration on the Web)

  • CCPP (Child Care Provider Portal)

  • WebI (Business Objects Web Intelligence)

  • WISCCRS (Wisconsin Child Care Regulatory System)

 

CARES Online Availability Calendar

 

User Help

If you need assistance with the child care systems, please use the Systems Contacts webpage (formerly DCF-P-5267) to contact the appropriate person.

 

Changes in Licensing/Certification - Impact on Other Child Care Programs

Changes in Licensing/Certification - Impact on Other Child Care Programs

This Changes in Licensing/Certification user guide is a chart that shows how various changes in licensing or certification may affect things in other child care programs, like CSAW, YoungStar Case Management, or other areas. Use it to understand what additional steps may need to be taken if a provider changes locations, licensing type, owner changes, etc.

 

Security Access Guide for Child Care Agency Workers

Security Access Guide for Child Care Agency Workers

Security Access Guide for Child Care Agency Workers

There are multiple child care systems that Child Care Agency Workers must access in order to assist clients. Those systems include, but are not limited to the below list of systems. Use the Security Access Guide to choose the correct access form for each system.

  • CARES/CWW
  • CCPP
  • CSAW
  • Parent Portal
  • WISCCRS
  • YoungStar Case Management
  • WebI

 

WISCCRS User Guides

Access the WISCCRS User Guides

WISCCRS User Guides

  • The Wisconsin Child Care Regulatory System (WISCCRS) is a statewide database used by both child care licensing and certification staff. The database contains information about all certified and licensed providers within the State of Wisconsin.

 

CSAW (Child Care Statewide Administration on the Web)

CSAW is used to create child care authorizations for all families receiving Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidies. CSAW Login.

Effective January 4, 2021, the User Guides for the Child Care Statewide Administration on the Web (CSAW) system are available only through CSAW. These User Guides are available to Wisconsin Shares administrative agency workers in the CSAW Users SharePoint site, which is accessed through a link within CSAW. If you have a business need for accessing the CSAW Users SharePoint site, please contact the DCF Service Desk.

 

CCPP (Child Care Provider Portal)

The Child Care Provider Portal (CCPP or Portal) was created to support the rollout of the MyWIChildCare EBT program, which is used by all families receiving Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidies. All Wisconsin regulated providers may request access to the Portal regardless if they are caring for children receiving Wisconsin Shares.

Child Care Provider Portal User Guides

View or download the Child Care Provider Portal User Guide for complete instructions on using the Provider Portal.

View or download the Child Care Provider Portal Security Module User Guide (DCF-P-5400) for information for child care providers and center staff only.

 

WebI (Web Intelligence)

Web Intelligence (WebI) is part of the SAP BusinessObjects product suite. It facilitates the publishing and distribution of reports via the web.

Link to Web Intelligence Info View

WebI Quick Reference Guide

WebI Quick Reference Guide

  • This Quick Reference Guide provides information about logging in to WebI and navigating the Subsidy - MyWIChildCare folder, as well as selecting, filtering, sorting, and exporting data.