Jefferson County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice no longer has any oversight of child care provided in Jefferson County as of July 1, 2020.
Reporting a Child Care Complaint
Any concerns regarding child care provided in Jefferson County, such as poor quality of care, providing care without a license, or over-enrollment, should be directed to The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Child Care Licensing at:
Parents Looking for Child Care
First, parents may contact Child Care Aware at (785) 357-5171 for a list of child care facilities. Second, parents may contact the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) for a compliance history of a home or center. This can be done by:
1. Sending a written request to: KDHE, Bureau of Child Care and Health Facilities, 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 200, Topeka, KS 66612-1274 2. Go online to the KDHE website
Becoming A Home-Based Daycare
Interested persons can obtain an application and regulations online at the Kansas Department of Health & Environment's website.