State Licensing Requirements

STATE OF COLORADO REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSED FAMILY CHILD CARE HOME

*     A license is mandated by the State of Colorado for anyone watching more than 4 children
at any one time.
*     CBI fingerprints with a criminal background check for anyone that is over the age of 18 that
resides in the household.
*     Yearly inspections by State of Colorado Division of Childcare Licensing specialists once every
12 months.

Below are the mandatory trainings that a provider must take to be in compliance with State Regulations.  The renewal of these trainings varies.  For complete rules regarding Family Home Child Care Licensing please refer to the Colorado Office of Early Childhood at www.coloradoofficeofearlychildhood.com

CPR
First Aid
Standard Precautions
Medication Administration
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response
Building and Physical Premises
Safety and Storage of Hazardous Materials and Bio-Contaminants
Prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma
Prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Use of Safe Sleep Practices
Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
Precautions in Transporting Children
Child Care Immunizations

*     Additional 15 hours of ongoing training yearly in areas related to Early Childhood Development

Weld County Child Care Licensing Specialists:

Dawn Alexander – Dawn.Alexander@rrcc.edu
Correen Martinez – correen.martinez@rrcc.edu
Lara Wiley – lara.wiley@rrcc.edu
Dominque Waller – Dominque.waller@rrcc.edu

Main Office: (303) 914-6304 Assistant Director of State Licensing from Liz Miret to: Tiffany Stout email is tiffani.stout@rrcc.edu (303) 914-6581, liz.miret@rrcc.edu

Division of Child Care

Denver: 1-800-799-5876 website: www.coloradoofficeofearlychildhood.com