Child Care Licensing

CDD is the Vermont state division that regulates all types of child care programs, including registered homes, early childhood centers, licensed homes, afterschool programs, non recurring care programs, and public preschool programs.

Licensing Regulations for:

Regulations Effective Starting January 1st, 2016

Approved Afterschool Child Care Programs Regulations - effective 1/1/2016

Learn how to become a child care provider/program in Vermont

Information about to become a registered home child care program, licensed home, or licensed child care center in Vermont.

Information for currently regulated child care providers/programs in Vermont

Includes forms, specialized child care, and links to resources for programs that are currently regulated child care in Vermont.

Contact Information for Licensing Staff

Phone number and email address of licensing technician, licensing field specialist, and senior licensor by town.

Licensing Regulations Comments

It is the intent of the Department for Children and Families, Child Development Division in the Vermont Agency of Human Services that licensing requirements are clear, reasonable, fair and enforceable and keep children and their families at the center of our concern.

In the interests of serving the public, comments on the rules are welcomed at any time and will be considered for future revisions or the development of new requirements.

Comments will be accepted only on the Afterschool Child Care Program Regulations between 12/29/2014 and 12/31/2015 through this survey. All other types of child care regulations are currently being updated and have a separate public comment process.

This survey may be completed as many times as you would like. Please submit comments by regulation. If you do not have enough spaces please submit another survey response.

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This page was last updated on 12/29/2014