When searching for the best child care for your child, information is important. Visit Choosing Child Care to learn more about the different types of child care providers in Tennessee and the things to look for when choosing the right provider for your family. This page also provides information about Tennessee's methods for licensing child care providers and our Star-Quality Program to help parents identify high-performing providers.
The Department of Human Services maintains a list of all licensed or certified providers in the state. You may search by location or name, or choose the county and zip code in which you live to find a provider. Click here to view the Child Care Provider Locator.