Mission: The Wyoming Department of Family Services is responsible for licensing child care facilities and serves as the lead agency for the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant.
Focus:The focus of the Division of Early Childhood is on our customers: children, parents, providers and policy makers. We work collaboratively with other partners to deliver services in the most effective manner.
ensuring that children are cared for in safe child care environments;
ensuring youth in out of home placement facilities are cared for in safe and healthy environments;
low income families receive assistance to pay for the cost of child care while they are working to achieve self-sufficiency;
child care providers receive training and supports necessary to improve the quality of their early care and education programs; and
policy makers have the information necessary to make informed decisions