Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org
Providing Oklahoma with Quality Child Care
Child Care Services

Lesli Blazer


Phone: (405) 521 3561                  


Child Care Licensing is managed by Oklahoma Child Care Services.here

Child care licensing specialists provide on-site inspection, technical assistance and consultation to child care facilities, ensuring quality of care and the enforcement of minimum requirements.

Services to enhance quality of child care and assist parents are provided through partnerships with other organizations.


Parent Information

Provider Information

Reaching for the Stars

Special Initiatives

Special Needs




2015 Oklahoma State Child Care Plan Surveys

State Plan Parent Survey

State Plan Provider Survey

Adult and Family Services


Charles Pruett
Child Care Subsidy
Program Manager



Phone: (405) 521-3931


The Child Care program helps ensure trained supervision, nutrition and education for children while their parents or caregivers are at work, in training or receiving an education. In addition, the Child Care program covers children who are in danger of being abused, neglected or exploited.  


Child Care Benefits for Families 

Related links

This unit also manages contracts with providers who receive subsidy payments.


Child Care Provider Contract Information

Frequently Asked Questions for Child Care Providers



Save the Date

Oklahoma DHS Child Care and Development Fund
Public Discussion
State Plan Hearing
Jan. 12, 2016 
1 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center

Effective November 1, 2013 fingerprinting will be included in the background investigation processes for licensed child care programs.


The following resources are available to assist with understanding of the fingerprinting process. 
Please review these resources before contacting the Licensing Records Office or your licensing specialist for clarifications.


The following publications are provided online:

The following resources are provided through the links below:

Criminal History Review Results Page  (CHRRP)


The CHRRP is a new provider portal allowing your authorized recipient to have immediate access to criminal history review results from Licensing Records Office (LRO). The CHRRP will provide access to incomplete, preliminary, complete and RAP Back results as the LRO completes the requests. 

Contact the Licensing Record Office for more information.



Child Care Development Fund FY 2014-2015
Child Care Eligibility (Appendix C-4)
Child Care Publications
Guide to Criminal History Review Requests
Oklahoma Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners
Oklahoma Early Learning Guidelines Ages Three through Five
Oklahoma Early Learning Guidelines for Infants, Toddlers and Twos
Rates Schedule (Appendix C-4-B)
Related links
Stars research

Online Services

Use the Child Care Locator/Summary of Facility Monitoring to view a summary of facility monitoring reports for your a child care facility or to search for quality child care in Oklahoma. View the Child Care Locator Fact
Child Care Restricted Registry (JOSHUA'S LIST). Search for people who are restricted from working in Child Care.
Last Updated:  7/10/2015