Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet: www.okdhs.org
Providing Oklahoma with Quality Child Care
Oklahoma Child Care Services

Oklahoma Child Care Services   
Lesli Blazer

Phone: (405) 521-3561                  

Child Care Licensing is managed by Oklahoma Child Care Services.


Child care licensing specialists provide on-site inspection, technical assistance and consultation to child care facilities, ensuring quality of care and the enforcement of minimum requirements.

Services to enhance quality of child care and assist parents are provided through partnerships with other organizations.


Parent Information

Provider Information

Reaching for the Stars

Special Initiatives

Special Needs



2014 Provider Satisfaction Survey


CCS Provider Satisfaction Survey


Residential Provider Satisfaction Survey



Adult and Family Services

Child Care Subsidy
Charles Pruett

Program Manager

Phone: (405) 521-3931             


The Child Care program helps ensure trained supervision, nutrition and education for children while their parents or caregivers are at work, in training or receiving an education. In addition, the Child Care program covers children who are in danger of being abused, neglected or exploited.  


Child Care Benefits for Families 

Related links


This unit also manages contracts with providers who receive subsidy payments.

Child Care Provider Contract Information

Frequently Asked Questions for Child Care Providers


Child Care Development Fund FY 2014-2015  (.pdf, 149 pp, 948 KB)


Effective November 1, 2013 fingerprinting will be included in the background investigation processes for licensed child care programs.


The following resources are available to assist with understanding of the fingerprinting process.  Please review these resources before contacting the Licensing Records Office or your licensing specialist for clarifications.  
• Training DVD, “The Overview of Fingerprinting: Process and Procedures”—available on-line at http://www.CECPD.org under Resources, DHS OCCS Videos.


The following publications are provided on-line:
• DHS Pub. No. 11-38 A Guide to Background Investigations
Revised Licensing Requirements-  effective 11/1/2013


The following resources are provided through the links below:
• QE/GAO Information Resource- Who Must be a Qualified Entity (QE)?
Step by Step Fingerprint Instructions


Coming Soon…… Criminal History Review Results Page  (CHRRP)

The CHRRP is a new provider portal allowing your authorized recipient to have immediate access to criminal history review results from Licensing Records Office (LRO). The CHRRP will provide access to incomplete, preliminary, complete and RAP Back results as the LRO completes the requests.  Child Care Programs and Agencies were mailed a letter dated June 17, 2014 explaining this new process and instructions for participation. Please contact your licensing specialist if you have not received your letter.

Continue to check the website for updates of when the CHRRP will be accessible.

Online Services

Use the Child Care Locator/Summary of Facility Monitoring to view a summary of facility monitoring reports for your a child care facility or to search for quality child care in Oklahoma. View the Child Care Locator Fact

Child Care Restricted Registry (JOSHUA'S LIST). Search for people who are restricted from working in Child Care.

Last Updated:  1/12/2015