Getting a License (Family Child Care Homes and Child Care Centers)

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Child Care in North Carolina is defined as a program or arrangement where three or more children less than 13-years-old, who do not reside where the care is provided, receive care on a regular basis of at least once per week for more than four hours, but less than 24 hours per day, from people other than their guardians or full-time custodians, or from persons not related to them by birth, marriage, or adoption.

Find out how to get licensed for Family Child Care Homes (FCCHs) and Child Care Centers (CCCs).