State Licensing

Please navigate the following links for information about Child Care Licensing in Michigan.

State of Michigan Licensing Information
Child Care Licensing Rules
Technical Assistance Manual

State Licensing please navigate the following links:

Child Care Homes Final Rule.pdf

Highlights to home rule changes.pdf

Highlights to CENTER rule changes.pdf

Centers final rule R 400.8101 to 400.8840 12-17-19.pdf


If you have questions, please contact your licensing consultant. You can find a list of phone numbers for licensing consultants here.


Technical Assistance and Consultations

If you need assistance in becoming a licensed child care provider, we can give you advice in setting up and maintaining quality child care homes and centers.  We offer counseling to CDA candidates, identify resources and lend an ear when you need support.  Our main phone number is  248-333-9545.

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Membership Information

Members can acquire the knowledge and leadership skills by being a part of an active coalition and a network of individuals and organizations working to improve the quality of life for children, youth, and families in Oakland County.

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The Oakland County Child Care Council works to strengthen and support children and families by advocating, coordinating, and developing quality child care and related resources, and the work is vital.