Child Care

Licensing

Flowchart - Adult to Child Ratios

Registered Family Day Care Home

Staff - Child Ratios Registered Family Day Care

 

AGE CATEGORIES 

Staff : Child Ratio

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Infants
(Birth - 12mths)

**

***

Toddlers
(12 - 24mths)

**

***

Two Year Olds
(24 - 36 mths)
Three Year Olds
Four Year Olds
Five Year Olds
Six Year Olds

* One adult can provide care for up to 12 children without assistance, unless certain circumstances exist.

** One adult providing care to up to 12 children must limit the number of children in care who are under two years of age. The limit must be no more than 4 children can be under the age of two and no more than 2 of those children can be under one year of age.

*** If the Family Day Care serves only children under two years of age, the provider must follow a 1:4 ratio for children in care.