Child Care Facility Licensing Information


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Child Day Care Center – any facility that provides care to 7 or more children on a regular basis for at least 12.5 hours a week.

Bulletin 137 – Early Learning Site Licensing Regulations


YOUR LICENSING CONSULTANT

Each Early Learning Center has a Licensing Consultant. Please use the chart below to identify your Licensing Consultant.

First Letter of the Center’s Name

Licensing Consultant

A, C, D, N, O, W, and Z

sunyani.mingo@la.gov

B, S, and L

stacey.legard@la.gov

E, F, G, H, J, U, V, and Y

shannan.smith@la.gov

I

alicia.brown@la.gov

K, M, P, Q, R, and T

melanie.legier2@la.gov

To Be Determined

stacie.griffin@la.gov

To Be Determined

brittany.augustus@la.gov


Feel free to contact your Licensing Consultant at their email address listed above or via phone at 225-342-9905.


How to Apply for an Initial License

Initial License or Change in Ownership Application Packet

Louisiana CAFÉ Provider Portal

For Licensed providers - Child care providers are inspected upon initial licensure request (pre-licensure) and then at least annually unannounced.

Guidance on the Different License Types

How to Renew a License

Renewal a License Application Packet

Louisiana CAFÉ Provider Portal

How to Report a Change to a License

Report a Change in Location or a General Change to a License

Louisiana CAFÉ Provider Portal



Bulletin 137 Licensing Regulations Courses

These courses provide an overview of Bulletin 137 – Louisiana’s Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations. The modules were designed for all administrators, directors, director designees, teachers, and other support staff that own, operate and/or work in a licensed early learning center. Providers will earn one training hour for each module completed.

Course 1 - Chapters 1 - 9 - Bulletin 137 - Louisiana's Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations

Course 2 - Chapters 11 - 17 - Bulletin 137 - Louisiana's Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations

Course 3 - Chapter 18 - Bulletin 137 - Louisiana's Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations

Course 4 - Chapters 19 - 21 - Bulletin 137 - Louisiana's Early Learning Center Licensing Regulations