Effective 7/1/18

Child Care License Fees:

Child Care Licensing is administered through the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. You must first apply for licensing through the state.

Child Care Center (> 25 children)
Child Care Center (13 – 25 children)
Child Care Group (7 – 12 children)
Child Care Family (1 – 6 children)
Child Care Inspection Fee
Applies to providers licensed by a city or county, not requiring state licensing.

Other Services

Professional Services (consultation/training) – $78/hour


Ada County

Boise County

Elmore County

Valley County

To file a complaint about a child care provider in Idaho, call 2-1-1 or 800-926-2588, email careline@dhw.idaho.gov or fax 208-334-5531.

upcoming events

Nov 48:00 pm
CDH Board of Health Meeting

The next Board of Health meeting is on November 4 at 8:00 pm - view the public notice & agenda, HERE. View the updated Ada County Order, HERE. The CDH Board of Health will hold meetings via video conference on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. at its Armstrong Office in Boise, ID. Learn more about BOH meetings, HERE. View past meetings via YouTube.

Serving You During COVID-19

Some CDH events, meetings, and gatherings may still be postponed at this time. Please call us at 208-375-5211 with questions about a specific meeting or gathering. CDH is open and offering services, including food and septic permit applications and processing, primary care clinic appointments (non-respiratory-related).

Call to make a clinic appointment: 208-327-7400

Learn more about how we're serving you during COVID-19 HERE.