Must be at least 18.
|Age Range||Ratio For Center-based Care|
|5 & 6years||(15:1)|
|7 years and older||(20:1)|
|7 years and older||(25:1) In part-day programs for school-age children, the ratio for children 7 years of age and older is 25:1 with a maximum group size of 30.|
|Age Range||Ratio For Small Family Child Care Homes|
|Number of Children Allowed:||4-6 (plus 4 children related toprovider)|
|Maximum Number of Children to One Provider:||Up to 10, with 4 children relatedto the provider|
|Provider’s Own Children Counted:||Yes, if under age 6|
|Maximum Number of Infants/Toddlers to One Provider:||4 under 1-yr|
|Age Range||Ratio For Large Family Child Care Homes|
|Number of Children Allowed:||7-12|
|Ratio of Children to One Provider:||5:1 for under age 1-yr6:1 for 1-2-yrs10:1 for 2-3 yrs12:1 for 3-4 yrs14:1 for 4-5 yrs15:1 for 5-7 yrs|
|Provider’s Own Children Counted:||Yes, if care is provided to them|
Office of Inspector General
Division of Licensed Child Care
275 East Main Street, 5E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Web site: http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dcc/
For certification of Family Child Care homes serving 4-6 children. No certification needed for less than 4 children
Community Based Services
Division of Child Care
275 East Main Street, 3C-F
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 502-564-2524 & 800-421-1903
Web site: http://cfc.ky.gov/agencies/Comm_Base/Child_Care/index.asp
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