Child Care Complaints

The Department investigates all allegations of licensing violations in child care and preschool facilities.  The Department also investigates individuals who are allegedly providing care for more than 3 children without having a license.  

Complaints related to a child care/preschools can be registered in one of the following methods:

  • Contacting Child Care Licensing at: 1-800-600-1289
  • Faxing the complaint (402) 471-7763
  • Regular Mail:

Department Health and Human Services
Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
Child Care Licensing
PO BOX 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509

  • Submit complaint electronically here

When making the complaint, please include the following:

Name of Facility
Address of the Facility
Person Filing the Complaint and their Telephone Number (Names are kept confidential)
Nature of the Complaint/Date of Incident

Child Care Index