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The goal of child care licensing is to ensure the safety and developmental well-being of children while in out-of-home care.Licensing laws vary from state to state and provide a baseline of quality below which it is illegal to operate. Before making a final choice, parents should contact their state's child care regulatory office.
Virginia Department of Social Services
Division of Licensing Programs
Theater Row Building, 7th Floor 7 North Eighth St.Richmond, VA 23219-1849
Phone: 804-692-2394 or 800-543-7545