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Child Care Licensing

Purpose of the Program:
 
To protect the health, safety and welfare of children receiving care away from their parents.
 

Provider Orientation at PCHD for License Child Care includes:

Application Packet.
Appointment for initial licensed home survey.
Surveyor will visit homes for annual licensed survey
Resource for provider training information.
Consultation with daycare providers and parents regarding regulations.
Complaint intake and investigation.
Program eligibility : Pottawatomie County Kansas Resident.

Fees effective October 1, 2010:

Initial license fee & annual inspections - Licensed Day Care - $60.00 plus state fee
Initial license fee & annual inspections - Group Day Care - $70.00 plus state fee
Initial license fee & annual inspections - Preschools & Center - $80.00 plus state fee
Follow up visits - any type of facility - $30.00
Compliance checks - any type of facility - $10.00 for each 15 minutes to $30.00 maximum
Complaint checks - any type of facility - $60.00

Enrollment/Appointment Process:

Contact: Mary Altenhofen RN
Call 785-457-3719
Hours: M-F  8:30-4:30
Address: 320 Main, Po Box 310, Westmoreland KS, 66549