US Child Care Licensing Office For Each United State And US Territory



Alabama Department of Human Resources
Child Care Services Division
Gordon Persons Building, Suite 2130
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-1801
Phone: 334-242-1425
Toll Free: 866-528-1694
Web: 8


Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Public Assistance
Child Care Program Office
619 E. Ship Creek Ave., Suite 230
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-269-4500
Toll Free: 888-268-4632 (within state)
Web Site:
Note: Will refer callers to the appropriate regional regulatory office.


Arizona Department of Health Services
Division of Licensing Services
Office of Child Care Licensing
150 North 18th Avenue, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-364-2539
Toll Free: 800-615-8555


Arkansas Department of Human Services
Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education
Licensing and Accreditation
P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-150
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
Phone: 501-682-8590
Toll Free: 800-445-3316
Web Site:


California Department of Social Services
Community Care Licensing Division
Child Care Program Office
744 P Street, Mail Station #19-48
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-229-4500
Web Site:


Colorado Department of Human Services
Division of Child Care
1575 Sherman Street, First Floor
Denver, CO 80203-1714
Phone: 303-866-5958
Toll Free: 800-799-5876
Web Site: ng_home.htm

Commonwealth North Mariana Islands

Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, CNMI
1341 Ascension Drive C/O Caller Box 10007
Capitol Hill
Phone: 670-664-2576
Web Site:


Connecticut Department of Public Health
Child Day Care Licensing Program
410 Capitol Avenue Mail Station 12 DAC
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-8045
Toll Free: 800-282-6063
Web Site: 87158&dphNav_GID=1823&dphPNavCtr=|47014|#4702 3


Delaware Department of Services For Children, Youth And Their Families
Office of Child Care Licensing
1825 Faulkland Road
Wilmington, DE 19805-1121
Phone: 302-892-5800
Toll Free: 800-822-2236
Web Site:

District of Columbia

Office of the State Superintendent of Education
Child Care Licensing Unit
825 North Capitol Street, NE, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-5929
Web Site:


Florida Department of Children & Families Child Care Services
Child Care Program Office
1317 Winewood Boulevard
Building 6, Floor 3
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700
Phone: 850-488-4900
Web Site: g.shtml


Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
Bright From The Start
10 Park Place South SE, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-657-5562
Toll Free: 888-442-7735
Web Site: ldcareservicesmain.aspx


Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
Bureau of Social Services Administration
194 Hernan Cortez Avenue
Terlaje Professional Building,
3rd floor, Suite 309
Hagatna, GU 96910
Phone: 671-475-2672
Web Site:


Hawaii Department of Human Services
Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division
820 Mililani Street, Suite 606
Honolulu, HI 96813-2936
Phone: 808-586-7050
Web Site: are/licensing/
Note: will refer family child care calls to local licensing agencies


Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Bureau Of Family and Community Services
211 Idaho Careline
450 Westgate Drive
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 2-1-1 (Idaho Careline)
Toll Free: 800-926-2588
Web: n/daycarelicensing/tabid/306/Default.aspx
Note: will refer family child care calls to regional licensing agencies (TDD) 208-332-7205


Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
Central Office of Licensing
406 East Monroe Street, Station 60
Springfield, IL 62701-1498
Phone: 217-785-2688
Toll Free: 877-746-0829
Web: ml
Note: Will refer caller to appropriate county contact


Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Division of Family Resources
Bureau of Child Care
402 West Washington Street, Room W-361
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-232-1144
Toll Free: 877-511-1144
Web Site:


Iowa Department of Human Services
Division of Adult and Children Family Services
Bureau of Child Care and Community Services
Hoover Bldg., 5th Floor
1305 E. Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
Phone: 515-281-0429
Web Site: ChildCareMenu.html
Note: will refer to local licensing contacts


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


Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Office of the Inspector General
Division of Regulated Child Care
275 East Main Street 6E-B
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 502-564-7962
Web Site:


Louisiana Department of Social Services
Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education
Child Care Licensing & Regulatory Section
P.O. Box 3078
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3078
Phone: 225-342-9905
Web: uilder&tmp=home&pid=247


Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services
Child Care Licensing Unit
State House Station #11
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207-287-9300
Toll Free: 800-791-4080
Web Site:


Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Early Childhood Development
Office of Child Care Licensing Branch
200 West Baltimore Street   10th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-7805
Toll Free: 800-332-6347
Web Site: isions/child_care/licensing_branch/licensing_ branch.htm


Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care
51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 617-988-6600
Web Site:
Note: Main #, will refer to regional offices


Michigan Department of Human Services
Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing
Child Care Licensing Division
7109 West Saginaw, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 30650
Lansing, MI 48909-8150
Phone: 517-335-6124
Toll Free: 866-685-0006
Web Site:


Minnesota Department of Human Services
Division of Licensing
P.O. Box 64242
St. Paul, MN 55164
Phone: 651-296-3971
Web Site:


Mississippi State Department of Health
Child Care Facilities Licensure
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: 601-364-2827
Toll Free: 866-489-8734 (complaint line)
Web Site:,0,183. html
Note: Physical address: 143 B Lefleurs Square Jackson, MS 39211


Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Section for Child Care Regulation
3418 Knipp Drive, Suite F
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-2450
Web Site:
Note: Physical address: 3418 Knipp Drive, Suite F Jefferson City, MO 65109


Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Quality Assurance Division
Child Care Licensing Program
P.O. Box 202953
Helena, MT 59620-2953
Phone: 406-444-2012
Web Site:


Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
Licensure Unit-Children's Services Licensing
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: 402-471-1802
Toll Free: 800-600-1289
Web Site: eindex.htm
Note: Physical Address: Nebraska State Office Bldg., 301 Centennial Mall South, 14th & M St., 3rd Floor, Lincoln, NE


Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Child and Family Services
Bureau of Services for Child Care
4126 Technology Way, 3rd Floor
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-4463
Web Site: m

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Program Support
Bureau of Child Care Licensing
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3852
Phone: 603-271-4624
Toll Free: 800-852-3345 ext. 4624
Web Site:
Note: To contact us via email see "contact us" on website

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Children & Families
Office of Licensing
P.O. Box 717
225 East State St., 4th Floor West
Trenton, NJ 08625-0717
Phone: 609-826-3980
Toll Free: 877-667-9845
Web Site: g

New Mexico

New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department
Early Childhood Services
PO Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Phone: 505-771-5901
Toll Free: 800-832-1321
Web Site:
Note: Physical Address: 1120 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87505

New York

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Division of Child Care Services
South Building Room 309
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144-2796
Phone: 518-474-9454
Toll Free: 800-732-5207
Web Site: ycare_regs.asp
Note: Will refer to regional office

New York City

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Bureau of Child Care
2 Lafayette Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-280-9251
Toll Free: 311
Web Site:
Note: For callers from the 5 boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Staten Island

North Carolina

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Child Development
Regulatory Services Section
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2201
Phone: 919-662-4499
Toll Free: 800-859-0829 (within state)
Web Site:
Note: Physical Address: 319 Chapanoke Rd, Suite 120, Raleigh, NC 27603

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Human Services
Children and Family Services
600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept. 325
State Capitol Building
Bismarck, ND 58505-0250
Phone: 701-328-3541
Toll Free: 800-472-2622
Web Site:
Note: Will refer to County licensing office


Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
Bureau of Child Care and Development
50 W Town Street
Columbus, OH 43215-5222
Phone: 614-752-0435
Toll Free: 866-886-3537 option 4
Web Site:


Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Child Care Services Licensing Unit
P.O. Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125-0352
Phone: 405-521-3561
Toll Free: 800-347-2276
Web Site: ocs/default.htm
Note: Physical address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Bldg., 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73105


Oregon Employment Department
Child Care Division
875 Union Street NE
Salem, OR 97311
Phone: 503-947-1400
Toll Free: 800-556-6616
Web Site: .shtml


Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Office of Child Development and Early Learning
Bureau of Certification Services
333 Market Street, 6th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717-346-9320
Web Site: ChildCareEarlyEd/
Note: will refer to local county office

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Administracion para el Cuidado y Desarrolo Integral de la Niñez
Departamento de la Familia
Pda 2 Ave De la Constitucion
P.O. Box 15091
San Juan, PR 00902
Phone: 787-724-7474
Web Site:
Note: Alternate Phone: 787-724-7534 could not contact to verify

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families
Child Care Licensing Unit
101 Friendship Street, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903-3716
Phone: 401-528-3624
Web Site:

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Social Services
Child Care Licensing Program
Division of Child Care Services
2638 Two Notch Road, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: 803-898-9020
Toll Free: 800-556-7445
Web Site: /licensing/index.aspx

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Social Services
Division of Child Care Services
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-4766
Toll Free: 800-227-3020 (within state)
Web Site:


Tennessee Department of Human Services
Child and Adult Care Licensing
400 Deaderick Street, 14th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-313-4778
Toll Free: 800-462-8261 (complaint line)
Web Site: ain.html


Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Child Care Licensing
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030
Phone: 512-834-3195
Toll Free: 800-862-5252
Web Site: Child_Care_Licensing/
Note: Physical address: 701 W. 51st Street Austin, TX 78751


Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Child Care Licensing
288 North, 1460 West
P.O. Box 142003
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2003
Phone: 801-538-9084
Web Site:


Vermont Agency of Human Services
Department for Children and Families
Child Development Division, 3 NORTH
Child Care Licensing Unit
103 South Main Street, A Building
Waterbury, VT 05671-5500
Phone: 802-241-3110
Toll Free: 800-649-2642 (within state)
Web Site: ng

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Department of Human Services
Division of Children, Youth And Families
Knud Hansen Complex, Building A
1303 Hospital Ground
Charlotte Amalie, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-0930


Virginia Department of Social Services
Division of Licensing Programs
801 E. Main Street 9th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-2901
Phone: 804-726-7165
Toll Free: 800-543-7545
Web Site:


Washington State Department of Early Learning
P.O. Box 40970
Olympia, WA 98504-0970
Phone: 360-725-4665
Toll Free: 866-482-4325
Web Site:
Note: Physical address: 649 Woodland Sq. Loop SE, Lacey, WA 98503

West Virginia

West Virginia Department of Health And Human Resources
Division of Early Care and Education
Bureau for Children and Families
350 Capitol Street, Room B-18
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-558-1885
Web Site:


Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Division of Early Care and Education
Bureau of Early Care Regulation
201 E. Washington Ave. 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
Phone: 608-266-9314
Web Site:


Wyoming Department of Family Services
Division of Early Childhood
2300 Capitol Avenue
Hathaway Building, 3rd Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-6595
Web Site: ParentsCCLR.asp