FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Pinellas County Child Care Licensing Program
Services Provided by the PCLB
For Child Care Providers:
Some of the documents necessary for licensing require notarization. Notary service is free.
Training Available for Early Childhood Professionals
The Training Times for Children’s Centers and Family Child Care Homes Current Issue is a quarterly publication that contains listings of training for early childhood professionals. Training sessions meet the training requirements for children’s center personnel and child care providers.
For Parents and Families:
Developmental Checklists and Tips
File Reviews - Compliance History for Centers or Homes
PCLB works in collaboration with Child Care Resource and Referral of Pinellas, the agency that can help parents & guardians locate child care. The public can review a children's center or family child care home licensing history (file review) by appointment at the PCLB office. Inspection reports can be accessed through our Quick Links or Inspection Reports for Centers and Homes.
License Board staff take child care complaints and investigate allegations of licensing violations.