Idaho State Requirements

Qualifications:
Center staff: Four (4) hours annual training.

Provider/Child Ratio:
    Age Range     Ratios For Center Based Care for Idaho State
All Ages     (1:12)
Age Range     Ratios For Family Child Care for Idaho State
All ages     (1:6)

Important Contact Information:
Child Care Licensing Agency
(will refer family child care calls to regional licensing agencies (TDD 208-332-7205)
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Bureau of Family and Community Services
450 Westgate Drive
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone:
Toll Free: (2-1-1 Idaho CareLine) Dial 2-1-1 or
(800) 926-2588
Fax: (208) 334-5531

Child Care Subsidy Agency
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Benefit Program Operations
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: (208) 334-5656
Fax: (208)334-4916

Head Start - State Collaboration Office
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
450 W State Street
Boise, ID, 83720
Phone: (208) 334-4919
Fax: (208) 334-6664

Child Care Food Program Agency
Department of Education
Post Office Box 83720
Len B. Jordan Office Building
650 West State Street
Boise, Idaho 83720-0027
Phone: (208) 332-6821
Fax: (208) 334-2228

State Child Care Resource & Referral Contact
Idaho Department of Health & Welfare
Early Childhood Information Clearinghouse
450 W. State Street
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: (208) 334-5500
Toll Free: 2-1-1 or (800) 926-2588

Office of Child Support Enforcement
Bureau of Child Support Services
Department of Health and Welfare
P.O.Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
Phone: (800) 356-9868
Fax: (208) 334-5571

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