Child Care Licensing
In Nebraska, anyone who provides child care to four or more children from different families must be licensed as a child care provider. There are five license types: Family Child Care Home I, Family Child Care Home II, Child Care Center, Preschool, and School-Age-Ony Center. Click here for the Child Care Licensing Act.
Program in the home of the provider; maximum capacity is eight children of mixed ages and two additional school age children during non-school hours.
Program in the home of the provider or another site; maximum capacity is twelve with two providers.
Program licensed for at least 13 children.
Program licensed for at least 13 children who are attending or have attended school.
Program providing educational services where children do not nap and are not fed a meal.