Effective 7/1/18

Child Care License Fees:

Child Care Licensing is administered through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. You must first apply for licensing through the state.

Child Care Center (> 25 children)
Child Care Center (13 – 25 children)
Child Care Group (7 – 12 children)
Child Care Family (1 – 6 children)
Child Care Inspection Fee
Applies to providers licensed by a city or county, not requiring state licensing.

Other Services

Professional Services (consultation/training) – $78/hour


Ada County

Boise County

Elmore County

Valley County

To file a complaint about a child care provider in Idaho, call 2-1-1 or 800-926-2588, email careline@dhw.idaho.gov or fax 208-334-5531.

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Events Temporarily Postponed

In accordance with the Idaho Statewide Stay at Home Order, CDH events, meetings, and gatherings are postponed until further notice.

We Are Still Open

CDH is considered an Essential Business and is still offering many services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

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