VISION

Access to safe, healthy child care for Utah families.

MISSION

To support working parents by protecting the health and safety of children in regulated child care programs. This is accomplished by:
  • Establishing and enforcing health and safety standards for child care programs.
  • Training and supporting providers in meeting the established health and safety standards.
  • Providing the public with accurate information about regulated child care.
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WHAT'S NEW? ...AND MORE.

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  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Public Health & Policy Conference
    If you are interested in learning how you can help reduce the number of babies born with CMV, please attend the CMV Public Health & Policy Conference on September 26th and September 27th at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Click on the above purple link for more information.

  • Increased Licensing Fees for Center Providers
    Effective July 1, 2014, there are new Child Care Licensing fees. This increase was part of House Bill 8 that was passed during the 2014 Utah Legislative session. Click on the above purple link to see the fees.

  • Increased Licensing Fees for Home Providers
    Effective July 1, 2014, there are new Child Care Licensing fees. This increase was part of House Bill 8 that was passed during the 2014 Utah Legislative session. Click on the above purple link to see the fees.

  • Enterovirus D68
    Cases of Enterovirus D68 have been reported across the country and more cases are being reported daily. This virus is affecting mostly young children. Children who have contracted the virus will exhibit cold or flu-like symptoms and may have respiratory problems. Proper hand washing is the best way to protect children and reduce the number of new cases. Click on the purple link above for more information.