West Virginia Regulations

The regulatory information listed below was verified by the NRC on July 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.

West Virginia state documents regulating health and safety in child care. Effective/Revised Date
Title 78, Series 1, Child Care Centers Licensing 7/1/2014
Title 78, Series 18, Family Child Care Facility Licensing Requirements 3/10/2012
Title 78, Series 19, Family Child Care Home Registration Requirements 3/10/2012
Title 78, Series 20, Informal And Relative Family Child Care Home Registration Requirements 7/1/2007
Title 78, Series 21, Out of School Time Child Care Licensing 7/1/2010
Title 61 Legislative Rules Series 12J: Integrated Pest Management Programs in Schools and Day Care Centers/Facilities 7/1/2010
Title 64 West Virginia Legislative Rule Division of Health Series 21 Child Care Centers 6/1997
Child Care Policy and Procedure Manual 4/20/2015
Child Care Policy and Procedure Manual Appendix C 11/2007
Title 87 Fire Code 7/1/2014
Child Care Subsidy Policies and Procedures Manual 10/2014

State Licensing Contact

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Division of Early Care and Education
350 Capitol Street, Room B-18
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: 304-558-1885 or to find the phone number for your town, please go to http://www.wvdhhr.org/bcf/ece/earlycare/documents/CCLU%20Map%202006%20L4.swf
Web Page: http://www.wvchildcare.org/

State Early Learning Guidelines

West Virginia Early Learning Standards Framework: Content Standards and Learning Criteria for Pre-Kindergarten (2003)

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