Child Care Regulation

Texas Health and Human Services Commission protects children by regulating and educating child care providers. Child Care Regulation (CCR) responsibilities include:

  • Regulating all child care operations and child-placing agencies to protect the health, safety, and well-being of children in care.
  • Permitting and monitoring operations and agencies for compliance with state regulation standards, rules and laws.
  • Investigating complaints alleging violations of minimum standards in child care and residential child care operations.
  • Informing parents and the public about child care, including how specific child care and residential child care operations are complying with minimum standards of care.
  • Giving child care providers technical assistance on meeting CCR minimum standards, rules, and laws.

Information about how to become a provider and helpful links and resources for current providers are provided below:

Become a Provider

Learn about the application process and requirements for child care operations.

Provider Account Login

Login or create your online provider account.

Child Care Regulation Background Checks

Find information regarding CCR background check requirements.

Training & Resources

Training opportunities and helpful resources for current providers.

Child Care Regulation Forms

Find Child Care Regulation forms for your operation.

Minimum Standards

Child Care Regulation develops rules for child care in Texas.