Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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Child Care Data

This resource provides data related to services provided by the Department of Social Services, Division of Child Care Services (CCS).  The information is related to licensed for-profit and/or nonprofit centers and before and after school programs, and family child care homes voluntarily choosing to be registered with CCS.  A large number of family home providers choose not to be registered and the information from those programs is not included in this data. The following information is based on 2018 data.

SFY18 Number of regulated child care programs:

 

1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children)

488

2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children)

55

3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children)

220

4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children)

145

 

 

SFY18 Number of Slots in Regulated Child Care Programs:

 

1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children)

5771

2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children)

1088

3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children)

22,559

4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children)

16,857

 

 

SFY18 Number of complaints investigated by Child Care Services relating to non-compliance with licensing regulations:

 

1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children)

103

2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children)

9

3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children)

206

4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children)

8

 

 

SFY18 Number of complaints investigated by Child Protection Services that relate to child abuse or neglect:

 

1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children)

6

2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children)

2

3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children)

7

4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children)

0

 

 

FFY17 Number of substantiated incidences of child abuse or neglect in child care programs

1

 

 

FFY17 Number of serious injuries reported in child care licensed and registered programs. Serious injury is defined as an injury that requres medical attention

82

Family Daycare 13
Group Family Daycare 2
Daycare Center 45
Before & After School Age Care 22

 

 

FFY17 Number of serious injuries reported in informal or in-home care (care of children from one family, exempt from meeting licensing standards) meeting federal requirements of training, background checks, an annual inspection, etc. Serious injury is defined as an injury that requires medical attention:  
Informal Care 0
In-home Care 0
   

FFY17 Number of deaths reported in licensed or registered child care programs

0

Family Daycare 0
Group Family Daycare 0
Daycare Center 0
Before & After School Age Care 0
   

FFY17 Number of deaths reported in informal or in-home provider care (exempt from licensing standards):

 
Informal Care 0
In-home Care 0
   

Child Care Subsidy Program

 

SFY18 Average number of families served per month

2,007

 

 

SFY18 Average number of children served per month

3,577