ECCLC is committed to supporting providers’ ability to meet licensing requirements. The information in this section is intended to help you ensure you are in compliance with licensing rules and regulations. The most up-to-date information on licensing requirements can be found on the Colorado Department of Human Services’ Colorado Office of Early Childhood website.

Several trainings are required for those working in a licensed early childhood program.

Licensing training requirements as of May 2017

If you have questions on qualifications, click here.

How to Get Licensed

Each type of child care facility (center, child care home, etc.) has its own licensing rules and specific procedures. Visit the Office of Early Childhood website for more information. Applications, rules and regulation handbooks and other resources are all available online.

General Rules

Center Rules

Family Child Care Home Rules

Special Activities

If you are interested in becoming a licensed Family Child Care Home provider, click here (link to Become a Home Provider page) to learn more. ECCLC is here to support your journey in becoming a licensed in-home provider.