ADDRESS 126 Mineral Industries Building Lexington, KY 40506


800 956-8950

Tips and Tools

Changes to License

Any changes to the license (i.e. director, hours, email address, adding classroom, etc.) must be submitted with all qualifying documents to: or fax to: (502) 564-9350. Be sure to write the license # on every piece of paper that is faxed. If you fax, follow up with a phone call to ensure receipt (502) 564-7962 ext.0.

Child Care Regulation Committee

Send regulation questions to the Child Care Regulation Committee at
Attach pictures as needed to provide additional clarification. The CCRC will provide a written response regarding regulatory matters.
Note: The CCRC will not respond to a question regarding an active survey or investigation.

Kentucky Child Care Regulations

Regulations are overseen by Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care. A full list of child care regulations is available in Chapter 2 Day Care at:

Child-care center staff shall be provided with a copy of 922 KAR 2:090, 922 KAR 2:120, and 922 KAR 2:280.

The KYNECT Public Child Care Search lists providers certified or licensed through the Division of Child Care. You can also view inspection reports, hours of operation, and Kentucky All STARS levels.

Standards of Practice for Child Care Providers

This document is intended to educate and inform child care providers, Cabinet for Health and Family Services Division of Regulated Child Care employees and child care Technical Assistance providers about the regulatory standards for licensed and certified family child care providers.

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