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April 24, 2017

The Office of Child Care Licensing will offer two FREE in-person training classes that covers the information in Better Kid Care’s Health and Safety training.

  • On Saturday, June 3, 2017, a training will be held from 9:30 AM -3:30 PM at the OCCL office in Wilmington.
  • On Saturday, June 24, 2017, a training will be held from 9:30 AM -3:30 PM at the OCCL office in Dover.

Advance registration is required. Please call (302) 892-5800 to register for one of these trainings.

April 4, 2017

The Office of Child Care Licensing is pleased to announce that we have new DELACARE:Regulations for Family and Large Family Child Care Homes and new DELACARE: Regulations for Child Placing Agencies. Compliance with these new regulations is required by July 1, 2017.

Family and Large Family Homes must complete the following trainings and submit them to OCCL by July 1, 2017, to be compliant with the new regulations. If you have already completed your required annual training for this year, you can count all of the following trainings to meet the July 1, requirement toward next year’s annual training:

FREE trainings for Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect will be held for Family and Large Family Child Care providers on the following dates and times:

  • On Thursday, May 18 2017, there will be two at the OCCL office in Dover. The first training will be held from 6:00 PM -7:00 PM and the second will be held from 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM.
  • On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, there will be two trainings at the OCCL office in Wilmington. The first training will be held from 6:00 PM -7:00 PM and the second will be held from 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM.
  • Advance registration is required. Please call (302) 892-5800 to register for one of these trainings.