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Broward County Child Care Licensing & Enforcement Office is moving!

BROWARD-COUNTY-LOGO2Broward County Child Care Licensing & Enforcement Office is moving!

    BROWARD COUNTY, FL — Broward County Child Care Licensing and Enforcement, currently located at 2995 N. Dixie Hwy., Fort Lauderdale will close their doors on Friday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m. and re-open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 relocating to the Broward County Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Ave, Room 119 in Fort Lauderdale. The agency’s phone (954) 357-4800, business fax (954) 357-7446 and Background Screening fax (954) 357-5935) will remain the same.

General hours of operation are Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. New expanded hours for background screening are available every day (except Thursday) from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. Paid parking is available in the Government Garage (Validated Parking) at 151 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale or the City of Fort Lauderdale- Annex Lot (Metered and Paid Parking), 25 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale.

Child Care Licensing and Enforcement (CCLE) is part of Broward County’s Community Partnership Division. The agency is responsible for the licensing and monitoring of approximately 850 child care facilities and family child care homes in Broward County serving approximately 90,000 children. CCLE monitors child care providers for compliance with more than 250 health and safety standards, and registered and non-public schools offering child care services. CCLE is the only regulatory agency in the nation to be accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for delivery of the highest quality services based on national standards for best practices.

For more information about Broward County Child Care Licensing and Enforcement visit Broward.org/Communitypartnerships and select Child Care Licensing and Enforcement.

About Child Care Licensing and Enforcement

    Broward County’s Child Care Licensing and Enforcement section of the Community Partnerships Division regulates, enforces and improves the quality of child care in Broward County. Child Care Licensing and Enforcement is responsible for implementing state mandated licensing of all child care facilities and family child care homes in Broward County and monitoring child care providers for compliance with health and safety standards. It also registers religious and non-public schools offering child care services.

For more information, call (954) 357-4800 or visit Broward.org/HumanServices.

 

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    Carma Lynn Henry Westside Gazette Newspaper 545 N.W. 7th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311 Office: (954) 525-1489 Fax: (954) 525-1861

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