Child care centers in Cascade County are regulated by the State of Montana, Quality Assurance Division.
Child care facilities with more than 12 children, ages 0-12, must be certified and licensed as a Day Care Center. Day Care Centers are inspected by a Cascade City-County sanitarian, which certifies compliance with Montana Regulations for daycares.
Facilities with fewer than 12 children have different licensing requirements. For more information, contact Jeanne Scott, Department of Family Services, at (406) 268-3777.
Montana Administration Rules governing Day Care centers include ARM 37.95.201 through 37.95.227:
To learn more about becoming a child care provider, click here: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/programsservices/childcare.shtml#becomeachildcareprovider
For more information about selecting a child care provider, click here: http://childcaresolutionsmt.org/
For more information, contact:
Penny Jobe (406) 444-3074
Child Care Licensor
Quality Assurance Division
Montana Dept of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)
Environmental Health Services
Cascade City-County Health Department