State Child Care Licensing Agencies


Alabama

Child Care Services Division (Alabama)
State Department of Human Resources
50 Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: (334) 242-1425
Toll-Free: (866) 528-1694
Fax: (334) 353-1491
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Alaska

Child Care Program Office (Alaska)
State Health and Social Services
Suite 230
619 East Ship Creek Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-4500
Toll-Free: (888) 268-4632
Toll-Free Restrictions: AK residents only
Fax: (907) 269-4520
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Arizona

Child Care Licensing Office (Arizona)
Fourth Floor
150 North 18th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 364-2539
Toll-Free: (800) 615-8555
Fax: (602) 364-4768
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Arkansas

Arkansas
Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education (Arkansas)
State Department of Human Services
Slot S140
P.O. Box 1437
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
Phone: (501) 682-8590
Toll-Free: (800) 445-3316
Fax: (501) 682-2317
TTY: (501) 682-1550
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California

Child Care Licensing (California)
State Health and Human Services Agency
Community Care Licensing Division
744 P Street, Mail Station 19-48
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 229-4530
Fax: (916) 229-4508
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Colorado

Child Care Licensing (Colorado)
State Department of Human Services
Division of Child Care, First Floor
1575 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203-1714
Phone: (303) 866-5958
Toll-Free: (800) 799-5876
Toll-Free Restrictions: CO residents only
Fax: (303) 866-4453
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Connecticut

Child Day Care Licensing Program (Connecticut)
State Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #12 DAC
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-8045
Toll-Free: (800) 282-6063
Toll-Free Restrictions: CT residents only
Fax: (860) 509-7541
TTY: (860) 509-7191
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Delaware

Office of Child Care Licensing (Delaware)
State Children's Department, Family Services Division
1825 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, DE 19805
Phone: (302) 892-5800
Fax: (302) 633-5112
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District of Columbia

Child Care Licensing Office (District of Columbia)
Department of Health Regulation Administration
Second Floor
825 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5888
Fax: (202) 442-9430
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Florida

Child Care Program (Florida)
State Department of Children and Families
Building Six, Room 389
1317 Winewood Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
Phone: (850) 488-4900
Fax: (850) 488-9584
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Georgia

Bright from the Start (Georgia)
State Department of Early Care and Learning
Suite 200
10 Park Place South
Atlanta, GA 30303-3142
Phone: (404) 656-5957
Fax: (404) 651-7184
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Hawaii

Child Care Program Office (Hawaii)
State Department of Human Services
Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division
820 Mililani Street, Suite 606
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 586-5735
Fax: (808) 586-5744
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Idaho

Child Care Licensing Office (Idaho)
State Department of Health and Welfare
Fifth Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: (208) 334-5920
Toll-Free: (800) 926-2588
Toll-Free Restrictions: ID residents only
Fax: (208) 334-6664
TTY: (208) 332-7205
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Illinois

Day Care and Early Childhood Office (Illinois)
State Department of Children and Family Services
406 East Monroe Street, STA 60
Springfield, IL 62701-1498
Phone: (217) 785-2688
Toll-Free: (877) 746-0829
Toll-Free Restrictions: IL residents only
Fax: (217) 782-6446
TTY: (217) 785-6605
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Indiana

Bureau of Child Care (Indiana)
State Family and Social Services Administration
Division of Family Resources
402 West Washington Street, Room W361
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
Phone: (317) 234-3313
Toll-Free: (800) 441-7837
Toll-Free Restrictions: IN residents only
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Iowa

Division of Children and Family Services (Iowa)
State Department of Human Services
Hoover State Office Building
1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-5521
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Kansas

Child Care Licensing and Registration (Kansas)
State Department of Health and Environment
Division of Health, Bureau of Child Care and Health Facilities
Curtis State Office Building, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612-1274
Phone: (785) 296-1270
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Kentucky

Division of Child Care (Kentucky)
State Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Department for Community Based Services
275 East Main Street, 3C-F
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-2524
Fax: (502) 564-3464
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Louisiana

Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Section (Louisiana)
State Department of Social Services, Office of Family Support
Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education
P.O. Box 3078, 627 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: (225) 342-9905
Fax: (225) 342-9690
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Maine

Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services (Maine)
State Department of Health and Human Services
11 State House Station
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: (207) 287-9300
Toll-Free: (800) 791-4080
Fax: (207) 287-5031
TTY: (800) 606-0215
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Maryland

Office of Child Care (Maryland)
State Department of Education
Division of Early Childhood Development
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-7128
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Massachusetts

Child Care Licensing Office (Massachusetts)
State Department of Early Education and Care
Fourth Floor
51 Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (617) 988-7815
Fax: (617) 988-2451
TTY: (617) 988-2454
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Michigan

Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing (Michigan)
State Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 30650
7109 West Saginaw Highway, Second Floor
Lansing, MI 48909-8150
Phone: (517) 335-6124
Toll-Free: (866) 685-0006
Toll-Free Restrictions: MI residents only
Fax: (517) 335-6121
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Minnesota

Child Care Licensing Office (Minnesota)
State Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 64242
St. Paul, MN 55164-0242
Phone: (651) 296-3971
Fax: (651) 297-1490
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Mississippi

Child Care Facilities Licensure (Mississippi)
State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: (601) 364-2827
Fax: (601) 364-5058
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Missouri

Child Care Licensing Office (Missouri)
State Department of Health and Senior Services
Section for Child Care Regulation
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-2450
Fax: (573) 526-5345
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Montana

Early Childhood Services Bureau (Montana)
State Department of Public Health and Human Services
Arcade Building
111 North Jackson, Fifth Floor
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-1788
Toll-Free: (866) 239-0458
Fax: (406) 444-2547
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Nebraska

Licensure Unit (Nebraska)
State Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: (402) 471-1802
Toll-Free: (800) 600-1289
Toll-Free Restrictions: NE residents only
Fax: (402) 471-7763
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Nevada

Child Care Licensing Office (Nevada)
State Division of Child and Family Services
Bureau of Services for Child Care
4126 Technology Way, Third Floor
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: (775) 684-4463
Fax: (775) 684-4455
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New Hampshire

Child Care Licensing (New Hampshire)
State Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Program Support
Bureau of Child Care Licensing
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3857
Phone: (603) 271-4624
Toll-Free: (800) 852-3345 x4624
Toll-Free Restrictions: NH residents only
Fax: (603) 271-4782
TTY: (800) 735-2964
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New Jersey

Child Care and Youth Residential Licensing (New Jersey)
State Department of Children and Families
Office of Licensing
P.O. Box 717
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717
Phone: (609) 777-5942
Toll-Free: (877) 667-9845
Fax: (609) 826-3972
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New Mexico

Child Care Licensing Office (New Mexico)
State Children, Youth and Families Department
Office of Child Development
P.O. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5160
Phone: (505) 827-4185
Toll-Free: (800) 832-1321
Fax: (505) 827-7361
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New York

Child Care Licensing Office (New York)
State Office of Children and Family Services
Room 309 South
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Phone: (518) 474-9454
Toll-Free: (800) 732-5207
Fax: (518) 474-9617
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North Carolina

Division of Child Development (North Carolina)
State Department of Health and Human Services
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2201
Phone: (919) 662-4499
Toll-Free: (800) 859-0829
Toll-Free Restrictions: NC residents only
Fax: (919) 661-4845
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North Dakota

Child Care Licensing Office (North Dakota)
State Department of Human Services
Children and Family Services
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Department 325
Bismark, ND 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2316
Toll-Free: (800) 245-3736
Toll-Free Restrictions: ND residents only
Fax: (701) 328-3538
TTY: (800) 366-6888
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Ohio

Bureau of Child Care and Development (Ohio)
State Department of Job and Family Services
Sixth Floor, Suite 400
50 West Town Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 752-0581
Toll-Free: (866) 635-3748
Toll-Free Restrictions: OH residents only
Fax: (614) 728-6803
TTY: (614) 752-3951
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Oklahoma

Child Care Services (Oklahoma)
State Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building
2400 North Lincoln Boulevard, P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125
Phone: (405) 521-3561
Toll-Free: (800) 347-2276
Fax: (405) 522-2564
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Oregon

Child Care Division (Oregon)
State Employment Department
875 Union Street, NE
P.O. Box 14050
Salem, OR 97309-4050
Phone: (503) 947-1400
Toll-Free: (800) 556-6616
Toll-Free Restrictions: OR residents only
Fax: (503) 947-1428
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Pennsylvania

Office of Child Development and Early Learning (Pennsylvania)
State Department of Public Welfare
Bureau of Certification Services
333 Market Street, Sixth Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126
Phone: (717) 346-9320
Fax: (717) 787-1529
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Rhode Island

Day Care Licensing Unit (Rhode Island)
State Department of Children, Youth, and Families 101 Friendship Street
Providence, RI 02903-3716
Phone: (401) 528-3629
Fax: (401) 528-3666
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South Carolina

Division of Child Care Licensing and Regulatory Services (South Carolina)
State Department of Social Services
Suite 200
2638 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: (803) 898-9030
Toll-Free: (800) 556-7445
Fax: (803) 989-9029
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South Dakota

Division of Child Care Services (South Dakota)
State Department of Social Services
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: (605) 773-4766
Toll-Free: (800) 227-3020
Toll-Free Restrictions: SD residents only
Fax: (605) 773-7294
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Tennessee

Child Care Licensing Office (Tennessee)
State Department of Human Services
Citizen Plaza, 14th Floor
400 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 313-4778
Fax: (615) 532-9956
TTY: (800) 270-1349
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Texas

Child Care Licensing (Texas)
State Department of Family and Protective Services
Mail Code E-550
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030
Phone: (512) 438-3269
Toll-Free: (800) 862-5252
Fax: (512) 339-5872
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Utah

Bureau of Child Care Licensing (Utah)
State Department of Health
P.O. Box 142003
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2003
Phone: (801) 538-9084
Fax: (801) 538-6325
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Vermont

Child Development Division (Vermont)
State Agency of Human Services
Department for Children and Families
103 South Main Street, Three North
Waterbury, VT 05671
Phone: (802) 241-3110
Toll-Free: (800) 649-2642
Fax: (802) 241-1220
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Virginia

Division of Licensing Programs (Virginia)
State Department of Social Services
Second Floor
Seven North Eighth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 726-7156
Toll-Free: (800) 543-7545
Toll-Free Restrictions: VA residents only
Fax: (804) 726-7132
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Washington

Child Care and Preschool Options (Washington)
State Department of Early Learning
P.O. Box 40970
Olympia, WA 98504-5480
Phone: (360) 725-4665
Toll-Free: (866) 482-4325
Fax: (360) 413-3482
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West Virginia

Child Care Program (West Virginia)
State Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau for Children and Families, Division of Early Care and Education
350 Capitol Street, Room B-18
Charleston, WV 25301-1715
Phone: (304) 558-1885
Fax: (304) 558-2059
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Wisconsin

Bureau of Early Care Regulation(Wisconsin)
State Department of Children and Families
Division of Early Care and Education
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
Phone: (608) 266-9314
Fax: (608) 267-7252
TTY: (608) 267-7371
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Wyoming

Division of Early Childhood (Wyoming)
State Department of Family Services
Hathway Building, Third Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-5491
Fax: (307) 777-3659
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