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What You Should Know About Child Care Licensing

Before enrolling your child in any licensed child care facility or home, it is recommended that you review the provider’s licensing records. Any complaints that have been filed, citations (negative findings) issued, or administrative actions taken since 2004 are available here or by contacting your local licensing office.

For Clay and Nassau Counties, call 904-485-9564.

For Baker and Bradford Counties: call 904-485-9586 

For St. Johns and Putnam Counties, call 386-481-9195

Many programs available may not be licensed. Click here for more information

How do you know the program you have chosen will provide you with the quality you are looking for? The Quality Checklist & Family Guide below can help you decide.

Click here for the Family Guide

Click here for the Quality Checklist for Child Care Centers (English)

Click here for the Quality Checklist for Family Child Care Homes (English)

Clic Aqui for the LISTA DE VERIFICACIÓN DE CALIDAD Familiares de Cuidado de Niños (Spanish)

Clic Aqui for the LISTA DE VERIFICACIÓN DE CALIDAD Para Centros (Spanish)

Quality Checklists in other languages may be available on Division of Early Learning Website.

Need help determining the right type of care for your child? Contact the ECS Child Care Resource and Referral Program today!