Daycare License Requirements for Alabama

    Worker requirements : must be 19 years old and have a high school diploma or GED

    Provider/child ratio

    Ratio for Center Child Care
    6weeks – 9 months1:4
    18 months1:6
    27 months1:7
    4 years1:10
    4-5 years1:16
    6 and up1:20

    All ages for family child care 1:6

    The State Department of Human Resources

    Child Care Services Division

    50 Ripley Street

    Montgomery, Alabama 36130

    Phone Number: (334) 242-1425 or (866) 528-1694

    Fax:(334) 353-1491



    For information on Family Day Care Homes, Family Nighttime Homes, Group Day Care Homes, Group Nighttime Homes, Call your local DHR


    Child care licensing agency

    Alabama Department of Human Resources

    Child care services division


    Fax 334-353-1491


    Minimum standards for daycare centers and nighttime centers


    Minimum standards for family daycare homes family nighttime homes

    Alabama Child Care Associations:

    Alabama Association of Licensed Early Care and Education – AALECE –

    Alabama Family Child Care Association – ALFCCA –



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