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Child Care Licensing

FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Pinellas County Child Care Licensing Program

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Services Provided by the PCLB 

For Child Care Providers:


Some of the documents necessary for licensing require notarization. Notary service is free.


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.

Reporting Complaints

License Board staff take child care complaints and investigate allegations of licensing violations.