Vermont Vermont
State Requirements

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State Licensing Requirements and Standards

Vermont Center Based Daycare Licensing Requirements
Vermont Licensing Requirements for Family Homes
Vermont Licensing Requirements for After School Childcare
Vermont Schoolage Daycare Licensing Requirements

Worker Qualifications
Staff: Must be at least 18 years old (17 years old if a vo-tech child care student or graduate) and have a CDA or CCP (Child Care Professional) credential; or an associate degree in early childhood or human/child development; or one year successful experience working with young children and one higher ed. course in early childhood education or human/child development.

Provider /Child Ratio
Age Range Ratios for Center-based Care in Vermont State
Infants (1:4)
Toddlers (1:5)
Preschool (1:10)
Schoolage (1:13)
Mixed age group lowest ratio
Age Range Ratios for Family Child Care in Vermont State
Infants (1:2)
includes provider's children under 2 years of age
All ages (1:6)
plus additional 4 school age children for not more than 4 hours per day on a before and/or after school basis, not including provider's children over 2 years of age

Contact Information
Child Care Licensing Agency
Vermont Department Children and Families
Child Development Division
103 South Main Street, A Building
Waterbury, VT 05671-5500
Phone: (802) 241-6941
Toll Free: (800) 649-2642 (within State)
Fax: (802) 241-4676
Vermont Daycare Listings

Child Care Subsidy Agency
Vermont Department for Children and Families
Child Development Division
CDD, 2 North
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-2901
Phone: (802) 241-4690
Fax: (802) 241-1220

Head Start - State Collaboration Office
Agency of Human Services
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT, 05671-0204
Phone: (802) 241-2705
Fax: (802) 241-2979
Child Care Food Program Administrator
State Department of Education
120 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05620-2703
Phone: (802) 828-5154
Fax: (802) 828-0573
Child Care Resource and Referral Contact
181 Commerce Street
Williston, VT 05495
Phone: (802) 863-3367, ext. 17
Toll Free: (877) 822-2772
Fax: (802) 863-4202
Office of Child Support Enforcement
Office of Child Support
103 South Main Street
Waterbury, Vermont 05671-1901
Phone: (802) 786-3214
Fax: (802) 244-1483

Child Abuse Reporting Hotline
To report suspected child abuse in Vermont, call Social Services at (802) 479-4260 between 7:45 am and 4:40 pm. After hours, call (800) 649-5285.

For national child abuse information, call the Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline (staffed 24 hours daily with professional crisis counselors): 1-800-4-A-CHILD or 1-800-2-A-CHILD (T.D.D)

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