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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 child care programs we oversee. This is accomplished by:

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

LICENSING IS THE FOUNDATION FOR QUALITY!

WHAT'S NEW? ...AND MORE.

Rethinking the Rules - Center
We appreciate all the feedback received during this important process. The Department is now conducting an internal review of the proposal. We will post a draft of the revised proposed rules as soon as it is ready. Thank you!
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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Rethinking the Rules - Home
We appreciate all the feedback received during this important process. The Department is now conducting an internal review of the proposal. We will post a draft of the revised proposed rules as soon as it is ready. Thank you!
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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