Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Child Care Licensure activities will temporarily stop at 143B LeFleur's Square. We hope to resume our service to the public at this location as soon as possible. Please check this web page for updates.
- If you have questions regarding your license you may call 601-364-2827 and someone will assist you.
- If you need to apply for an initial license click on the link labeled "How to Get a Child Care License" and read all the information on the webpage. After reading the information click on the "How to Get a Child Care License PDF" link and review the material thoroughly. Next follow the instructions under the heading "Once you have reviewed this information, you can begin the online application process:" Closely follow the instructions given. After all, the material has been reviewed you may click on the link labeled "Apply for a new child care license online now" and begin the application process.
- If you need to renew your license, please do so electronically using the link labeled “Child Care Licensure Renewal” and follow the instructions closely.
We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Child Care Facilities Licensure Branch and its staff license, inspect and monitor day care facilities and youth camps, setting standards for their safe operation, and ensuring that a healthy and nutritious environment is created for children's early development.