Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

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cclicensing-regions-map.pngChild Care Licensing Contacts

The Bureau of Early Care Regulation (BECR) has a central office and five (5) regional licensing offices throughout the state.

Please note: If you email a complaint, we cannot guarantee that your identity will remain anonymous. Under Wisconsin's Open Records Law, Wisconsin Statute 19.35, et. al, personal identifying information can only be withheld under limited circumstances. If you wish to assure your anonymity, you may call the regional office to make a complaint without revealing your identity.

Central Office (Madison)

Bureau of Early Care Regulation
201 East Washington Avenue - Room E200
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
Telephone: 608-421-7550
Fax: 608-267-7252
TTY: 888-692-1382
Bureau Director: Mark Andrews

Printable regional office information: DCF-P-PFS3059

Choose the region that supports your county:

Northeastern Regional Office (Green Bay)

Serving the following counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Shawano, Sheboygan, Washington, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago

Bureau of Early Care Regulation
Northeastern Regional Office
200 North Jefferson Street - Suite 411
Green Bay, WI 54301
Telephone: 920-785-7811
Fax: 920-448-5306
Licensing Chief: Erin Mancoske-Anderson
E-mail: DCFPlicBRLNERO@Wisconsin.gov

Northern Regional Office (Rhinelander)

Serving the following counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vilas, Wood

Bureau of Early Care Regulation
Northern Regional Office
2187 North Stevens Street - Suite C
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Telephone: 715-361-7700
Fax: 715-365-2517
Licensing Chief: Kelly Gustafson
E-mail: DCFPlicBRLNRO@wisconsin.gov

Southeastern Regional Office (Waukesha)

Serving the following counties: Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Waukesha

Bureau of Early Care Regulation
Southeastern Regional Office
141 NW Barstow - Room 104
Waukesha, WI 53188-3789
Telephone: 262-446-7800
Fax: 262-446-7991
Licensing Chief: Christine Preston
Licensing Supervisors: Beatrice Riojas, Jane Abshire & Janette Cromell
E-mail: DCFPlicBRLSERO@wisconsin.gov

Southern Regional Office (Madison)

Serving the following counties: Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Walworth

Bureau of Early Care Regulation
Southern Regional Office
2135 Rimrock Road
P.O. Box 8947
Madison, WI 53708-8947
Telephone: 608-422-6765
Fax: 608-261-7824
Licensing Chief: Martha Kniffin
E-mail: DCFPlicBRLSRO@wisconsin.gov

Western Regional Office (Eau Claire)

Serving the following counties: Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lacrosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Trempealeau, Vernon, Washburn

Bureau of Early Care Regulation
Western Regional Office
610 Gibson Street - Suite 2
Eau Claire, WI 54701-3687
Telephone: 715-930-1148
Fax: 715-836-2516
Licensing Chief: Bob Hietala
E-mail: DCFPlicBRLWRO@wisconsin.gov