Department of Human Services

Filing a Licensing Complaint

First, please discuss any concerns you may have with your child’s caregiver.

If your specific concern involves non-compliance with licensing requirements, you may file a complaint with the Child Care Licensing Specialist assigned the facility.

Laws, Rules and Performance Standards

Information on laws, rules and the rulemaking process can be found in this section. Child Care Services oversees child care licensing, residential, child placing agencies and other early learning programs in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations also known as rules.

Child Development, Health and Safety

With 90% of brain development occurring in the early years, Child Care Services values and supports quality environments with developmentally appropriate practices.   To help support providers and educators as well as parents, the child's first teacher, this list of resources has been gathered based on Oklahoma's core competencies.