Types of Care

The following types of child care must either be licensed or registered: Licensed Child Care Center, Licensed Child Care Homes, and Registered Child Care Home.

Licensed Child Care Centers

May care for 13 or more children under the age of 14 for less than 24 hours per day.

Licensed Child Care Homes

May care for 7-12 children under the age of 14 for less than 24 hours per day. Licensed Child Care Offices and Child Care Homes are routinely monitored and inspected by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) every 5-12 months or more frequently if a report is received related to child abuse, neglect, or violations of DFPS minimum standards.

Registered Child Care Homes

Provide care for up to six children under the age of 14 in the caregiver's home; they may also care for up to six more school-age children. The number of children allowed in the home is determined by the ages of the children. No more than 12 children can be in care at one time, including children of the caregiver.

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services inspect registered Child Care Homes every 1-2 years.

Additional Information

For more information please call 432.367.3332 or 1.800.248.6451.

Upcoming Events

January
10

January Board Meeting

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
2304 TX-40 Loop; Midland, TX
Atmos Energy Bldg. Fischer Community Room


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Announcements

January
16

Request for Proposals (RFP) for a qualified auditing firm

The Permian Basin Workforce Board is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a qualified auditing firm to conduct the Board’s annual single agency audit according to generally accepted auditing standards; the standards set forth for financial audits in the U.S. General Accounting Office’s Government Auditing Standards; the provisions of the federal Single Audit Act, as amended; and Title 2 U.S. CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

Permian Basin Workforce Board is the grant recipient and fiscal agent of federal workforce development and federal child care and development funds for the 17-counties in the Permian Basin. The details of the federal funds associated with the single agency are as follows:
• 96.3% of the audit will be financed with Federal funds;
• The total amount of Federal funds to be audited is $16,526,557; and
• The percentage and dollar amount of non-governmental sources is 0.02% and $3,000.
The balance of Permian Basin Workforce Board’s financing is from state funding.

A RFP packet may be obtained beginning January 16, 2018 by contacting:
Gail Dickenson
432.563.5239
Gail.dickenson@workforcepb.org

The deadline for submitting a proposal is February 13, 2018 at 12:00 noon Central Standard Time.

The Permian Basin Workforce Board reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

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