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Childhood Immunization Schedule

 Pinellas County License Board - Our next board meeting will be held on: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 6:30 pm.

Licensing Regulations Childrens Centers (School-Age Regulations Change) Effective 10/2/19New - Family child care homes & large family child care homes regulations - Effective 4-2-18

Parents: Review a center's licensing history here!


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DCF Clearinghouse

School Readiness Pre-Service Training / Early Learning Florida

Child Care Resource and Referral of Pinellas

Child Care Resource and Referral services are provided by the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County. To access these services a parent can call 727-400-4411 or they can access services electronically at any time through the following link:

It is a First Degree Misdemeanor for someone to care for children under 13 years old from more than one household away from the child's own home without being licensed.


Every child has access to quality child care and education in an environment that values diversity.


Our mission is to protect and promote the health, safety, and mental development of children cared for in children's centers and family child care homes in Pinellas County.

  • Maintaining Standards
  • High Quality Care
  • High Performing Workforce
  • Integrated Management System
  • Collaboration
  • Commitment
  • Quality
  • Integrity

The Pinellas County License Board is funded by the Juvenile Welfare Board, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County, and the Florida Department of Children and Families.