Unlicensed Registered Ministries Unlicensed Registered MinistriesComplete your required Orientation II trainingIf you plan to open an unlicensed registered ministry, you must complete the Orientation II course. The information you learn provides a road map for you, including: The steps you must take to become registered and the best way to complete those steps. The forms you must complete and how to fill out that paperwork. Resources to help you know whom to contact for what. Register in I-LEAD Complete additional required trainingsDepending on your role, you may have other training requirements: We offer face-to-face sessions of Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care several times a month in locations across Central Indiana. Find out more about what’s available and register on I-LEAD though Indiana Learning Paths. Find these additional required online courses online on I-LEAD through Indiana Learning Paths: Indiana Health and Safety Orientation modules Child Abuse and Neglect Detection and Prevention Register on I-LEAD Understand and fulfill requirements for your buildingYou will learn more in Orientation II about what the state requires for a building and zoning codes, but you also should check with your local municipality. Prior to opening an unlicensed registered ministry, the building must pass on-site inspections for sanitation requirements as conducted by a Division of Family Resources Sanitarian and an inspection by the DHS, Building and Fire Safety Division. These inspections will be made semi-annually. You must register with the Division of Family Resources, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, and the State Fire Marshal annually. Learn more about the Voluntary Certification Program (VCP)The VCP is available to all Indiana unlicensed registered child care ministry providers who want to ensure that they are meeting all basic health and safety needs of the children they serve. The voluntary program offers the tools, information, and assistance necessary to attain these standards. Read more or contact Tikila Welch. Submit your applicationThe application for unlicensed registered child care ministries includes items such as: Attestation forms stating your program represents the religious organization responsible for the ministry IRS documentation Other checks You will learn more in your Orientation II class.