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Welcome to the Utah Child Care Licensing Program!

Vision: Access to safe, healthy child care for Utah families.

Mission:To support working parents by protecting the health and safety of children in regulated child care programs. This is accomplished by:

  • Establishing and enforcing health and safety standards for child care programs.
  • Training and supporting providers in meeting the established health and safety standards.
  • Providing the public with accurate information about regulated child care.



Rethinking the Rules
We are in the process of improving our rules and would like as many ideas and as much input as possible.
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Secure Furniture and TVs
Every 30 minutes tipped furniture or a falling TV sends an injured child to the emergency room. Preventing tip-over accidents is easy, inexpensive, and takes only 5 minutes.
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Fingerprint Processing Fees
Effective November 30, 2016, the fingerprint processing fee changed from $52.75 to $37.00.
Office of Child Care - Quality Subsidy Payments
The Office of Child Care (OCC) wants provider input regarding quality subsidy payments. The first meeting for this input will be at 1:00 pm on March 29th, 2017 at the DWS building on 1385 South State Street in Salt Lake City.
CPSC Recall - Little Tykes Toddler Swing
A 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure Swing has been recalled due to a fall hazard.
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Media and Young Minds
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently published current research about the educational benefits and health concerns of young children's use of technology.
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