Child Care Licensing

For more information about child care licensing visit Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Licensing or call the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588.

Importance of Child Care Licensing

  • Protects the well-being, safety, and health of children
  • Regulates standards and encourages improvement of programs
  • Helps parents know what basic health and safety requirements a facility meets
  • Helps parents narrow down their choices when looking for child care