South Dakota Regulations

The regulatory information listed below was verified by the NRC as of January 1, 2015. Please be advised that the state may have modified the regulations since that time. Additional information and documents may also be found on the state's website.

South Dakota state documents regulating health and safety in child care. Effective/revised Date
Chapter 67:42:16 Scope of Services for Child Care Programs 7/27/2013
Chapter 67:42:03 Family Day Care Homes 7/27/2013
Chapter 67:42:10 Licensed Daycare Programs 7/27/2013
Chapter 67:42:11 Environmental Health Standards 7/27/2013
Chapter 67:42:14 Before and After School Care 7/27/2013

State Licensing Contact

Child Care Services State of South Dakota
Richard R. Kneip Building
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291

Phone: (605) 773-3165 or to find the phone number for your district, please go to
Web Page:

State Early Learning Guidelines

South Dakota Early Learning Guidelines

Other Links to State Child Care Contacts

Healthy Child Care America
State Child Care and Development Fund
Child Care and Development fund Tribal Plan for 2013-2015
State Child Care Resource and Referral Agency