The more you know, the better they’ll grow. Search the official state of Texas child care database to make an informed decision when choosing a child care provider.

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Select one of the search options below.

Day Care Search

24 Hour Residential Search

Adoption and Foster Care Search

  • Search for Child-Placing Agencies for Adoption
    This can include Child-Placing Agencies that provide only adoption services or provide both adoption services and foster care services. It does not include Child-Placing Agencies Foster Care in addition to Adoption, but does not include CPA's that provide only foster care services exclusively.
  • Search for Child-Placing Agencies for Foster Care
    This can include child-placing agencies that provide only foster care services or provide both foster care and Adoption services in addition to foster care, but it does not include CPA’s that provide only adoption services exclusively.
  • List of Operations that CCR has Involuntarily Suspended, Revoked, or Refused to Renew
    This is a listing of child care operations that Child Care Regulation (CCR) has involuntarily suspended, revoked or refused to renew.  Child-Placing Agencies will be listed if the action was taken in the last five years.


How can I learn more about the Minimum Standards my child care operation is required to follow?

To review specific standards within each section of the Minimum Standards, see our Minimum Standards Publications. Also see resources in Additional Information, including Understanding the Minimum Standards and the Search Texas Child Care Website.

Where can I find more information about the regulatory process?

Parents can find more information about the regulatory process by visiting Reports, Inspections & Enforcement Actions.

The Website Search Guide provides additional help on searching for a child care operation.

Are you having trouble using the child care search?

Call a Child Care Regulation office in your area for help finding child care options near you. (Note that these offices are staffed only during business hours.)

What's the difference between different types of child care operations?

To find out more about the different types of day care and 24 hour residential care operations available, see our frequently asked questions about types of child care operations.

Additional Information

  • HHSC RCCR-Request Public Hearing
    The County Commissioners Court may request a public hearing regarding the renewal of a General Residential Operation which provides treatment services for children with Emotional Disturbances.
  • FAQ's About Texas Child Care
  • Steps to Search for Texas Child Care
  • Types of Child Care available
  • Understanding the Minimum Standards and the Search Texas Child Care Website
  • Website Search Guide

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Notice to Child Care Providers:

If your address, phone or other information changes please advise your Child Care Regulation (CCR) inspector. They will enter corrections in the database that will appear on the web site.

PLEASE NOTE: Child Care Regulation (CCR) via Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) maintains this web site as a public service. All information provided is believed to be accurate and reliable; however, CCR via HHSC and DFPS assumes no responsibility for the use of the information provided.

PLEASE NOTE: Users of this web site are responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness and/or suitability of all information. Since inaccuracies may occur, these pages do not replace official sources. All information is presented without guarantees and does not constitute an endorsement of any operation or the programs they offer, either expressed or implied. If you find some questionable information, please email us.

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