News and Announcements
Child Care Standards Rule Change Effective October 25, 2017
The Department of Children and Families, Office of Child Care Regulation has completed the rule promulgation process for Child Care Standards, Chapter 65C-22, Florida Administrative Code and for Family Day Care Home and Large Family Child Care Home Standards, Chapter 65C-20, Florida Administrative Code. The new rule language will be adopted and becomes effective on October 25, 2017. Thank you to those of you who participated and contributed during this process.
The documents that are incorporated by reference may be obtained from the Forms and Applications tab of the Office of Child Care Regulation website.
Helping Your Child After a Natural Disaster
This three-page booklet educates parents and caregivers about how to help a child after a natural disaster. It discusses ways adults can provide support for children, and help then feel safe and secure, such as sticking to daily routines, being a good listener, understanding the child's behavior, helping the child express their thoughts and feelings, and connecting with community support.