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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.



Proposed Rule Changes
Proposed changes to the definitions of "Guest" and "Volunteer" are open for public comment from Feburary 15th to March 17th.
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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.
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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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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Utah Early Childhood Conference
Save the date. The Utah Early Childhood Conference will be on February 25, 2017.
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