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Child Care Data

This resource provides data related to services provided by the Department of Social Services, Office of Licensing & Accreditation (OLA) and 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 OLA.  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 2020-2021 data.

SFY21 Number of regulated child care programs:
1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children) 372
2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children) 50
3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children) 227
4. Licensed Before and After School Program(school age children) 145
 
SFY21 Number of Slots in Regulated Child Care Programs:  
1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children) 4,441
2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children) 993
3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children) 24,360
4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children) 18,998
   
SFY21 Number of complaints investigated by the Office of Licensing & Accreditation relating to non-compliance with licensing regulations:  
1. Registered Family Child Care Homes (maximum of 12 children) 58
2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children) 6
3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children) 233
4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children) 7
   
SFY21 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) 3
2. Licensed Group Family Daycare Homes (13 - 20 children) 0
3. Licensed Day Care Centers (21 or more children) 6
4. Licensed Before and After School Program (school age children) 0
   
FFY21 Number of substantiated incidences of child abuse or neglect in child care programs: 0
   
FFY21 Number of serious injuries reported in child care licensed and registered programs. Serious injury is defined as an injury that requires medical treatment:  
Family Daycare 3
Group Family Daycare 0
Daycare Center 87
Before & After School Age Care 19
   
FFY21 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 treatment:  
Informal Care 0
In-home Care 0
   
FFY21 Number of deaths reported in licensed or registered child care programs  
Family Daycare 0
Group Family Daycare 0
Daycare Center 1
Before & After School Age Care 0
   
FFY21 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  
SFY21 Average number of families served per month 1,814
SFY21 Average number of children served per month 3,203