Archive for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Meeting to explore Douglas County child care licensing

July 7, 2010

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Douglas County residents who are interested in learning more about operating a child care facility are encouraged to attend a free orientation meeting at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.

The meeting will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the first floor meeting room at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine.

The meeting will provide information regarding licensing of family day-care homes. Kansas law requires that homes be licensed or have a temporary permit when child care is provided away from the child’s own home for one or two children more than 20 hours a week total or for three or more children.

Licensing is not required when a family member provides care for a relative.

To register for the orientation, call the health department at 843-3060.

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