Child Care - Parent's FAQ Section ← Knowledge Base What should I look for when choosing child care? How can I get a list of child care providers in my area? What inspection requirements do licensed and license-exempt facilities have? Do all persons who care for children (who are not related to the provider) in their homes have to be licensed by the state? What should I do if I notice an in-home provider is caring for more than four (4) unrelated children? How many children may a licensed facility care for at one time? What happens if my child gets sick while they are at the licensed facility? How will I learn about the provider’s rules and policies? Can my provider give medications to my child? What happens if my provider breaks a rule? What types of disciplinary action can be taken? What will my provider do in an emergency if I cannot be reached? What is a ratio? What are the ratios for group home and child care centers? What is the capacity for family home providers? How do I find out about complaints made against a provider? How do I file a complaint? How often are providers inspected? Can a facility disenroll my child? Can the provider transport my child? What are the general differences between licensed, license-exempt and unregulated facilities? How can I find child care for a child with special needs? What happens if I don't get licensed and I care for more than four (4) children who are not related to me?