Caring for Our Children (CFOC)

Chapter 9: Administration

9.4 Records

9.4.1 Facility Records/Reports Record of Valid License, Certificate, or Registration of Facility

Every facility should hold a valid license or certificate, or documentation of, registration prior to operation as required by the local and/or state statute.
Licensing registration provides recognition that the facility meets regulatory requirements which are written to insure that children are cared for by qualified staff in a safe environment that supports the children’s development and protects them from maltreatment while they are in child care programs.
Center, Early Head Start, Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home