Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
Available Child Care
Child Care Center:
A facility which provides care for 8 or more children and operates for more than 30 hours per week and must be licensed by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS).
Family Child Care Home:
A residential home where care is provided for 7 or fewer children for part of the 24 day. Family child care homes must be licensed for DHS.
Large Family Child Care Home:
A residential home where care is provided for no more than 12 children for part of the 24 hour day. Ratios apply for ages of children and in most cases an assistant is required. Large family child care homes must be licensed by DHS.
A facility which provides care for 8 or more children which operates less than 30 hours per week. If operating more than 15 hours per week, the program must be licensed for DHS.
Part time/Drop in:
Care for children usually on a temporary or emergency basis, for part day or part week (ex. Mother's Day Out, support groups for parents, or drop in centers). Programs operating more than 15 hours per week must be licensed by DHS.
School Age Care:
Care for children age 6 or above that operate when school is not in session (ex. before/after school, summer break, school holidays). Most school age programs operating for more than 15 hours per week must be licensed by DHS.
Programs that offer full or part day summer activities. Many camps must be licensed by DHS.
Care in the child's home by a certified nanny. The nanny may or may not live within the home. Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies can refer you to the nanny placement agencies.
For more information about these programs, please contact us at 1-800-862-5593.