The Division of Licensing oversees licensing programs for over 4,000 child care centers, group child care homes, family child care homes, and youth camps in Connecticut.

We’re committed to promoting the health, safety, and welfare of Connecticut’s children.

Who we license

Select the type of program to apply for a license, find forms, and access resources.

What we do

The Division of Licensing works to ensure that all licensed child care programs and youth camps meet state regulations. Some of our duties include:

  • Enforcing statutes and regulations
  • Investigating complaints
  • Monitoring programs for compliance
  • Processing applications
  • Providing technical assistance

We’re here to help! If you have questions or want to file a complaint, call us at 860-500-4450 or 800-282-6063. 

You can also look up the licensing supervisor for your town to contact them directly.

Last updated December 21, 2023