Mississippi State Department of Health

Child Care and Youth Camp Licensure

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The Child Care Facilities Licensure Branch and its staff license, inspect and monitor day care facilities and youth camps, setting standards for their safe operation, and ensuring that a healthy and nutritious environment is created for children's early development.

For Parents

Search Facilities
Information, inspections, and more

Violations
Inspection violations online

Complaints
Make a complaint or request records

For Providers

Child Care Licensure activities have been suspended at 143B LeFleur's Square. We hope to resume our service to the public at this location as soon as possible. Please check this web page for updates.

If you have questions regarding your license you may call 601-364-2827 and someone will assist you.

Fingerprinting

New Facility Licenses

How to Get a Child Care License

License Renewal and Maintenance

Regulations and Guidelines

Provider Training

Resources

Information and Contact



Links referenced
Violations    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,707,html
Complaints    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,787,html
Immunization Requirements for Entering Daycare    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,0,71,303,html
Choosing a Child Care Provider    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,742,html
Breastfeeding Support at Work and Child Care: A Parents' Guide    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,13438,183,595,html
Open Letter: Child Care Nutrition Standards    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,5452,183,pdf/NutritionLetter.pdf
MSDH COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Facilities    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,15289,420,pdf/Childcare_C19_guidance.pdf
COVID-19 guidance for child care centers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,21866,420,html
When to Isolate or Quarantine    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html
When You've Been Fully Vaccinated    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html
Quick Guide: Help Protect Your Child Care Center From COVID-19    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/community/schools-childcare/childcare-program-symptoms-flowchart.pdf
Fingerprinting    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,206,html
How to Get a Child Care License    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,19112,183,776,html
Child Care Licensure Renewal    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,19109,183,776,html
Provider Record Maintenance    https://www.msdhcc.webapps.ms.gov/home.aspx
Child Care Facility Regulations and Guidelines    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,225,html
Guidelines for Safe Return to Child Care After Illness    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/14,7002,404,pdf/ReturnToChildcareGuidelines.pdf
Training Registration Forms    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,437,html
Child Care Provider Training Calendar    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,437,html
Breastfeeding Support: A Simple Guide for Child Care Facilities    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,13437,183,595,html
Menu Planning    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,464,html
Farm-to-School and Farm-to-Preschool    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,0,213,594,html
Safe Sleep for Caregivers    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,692,html
About the Child Care Licensure Branch    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,183,61,html

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