Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities

 

 

Certified Child Care in Wisconsin

The table below shows the number of certified child care programs in Wisconsin from 2000 forward.

 

  Type of Program   Type of Program  
Year Provisional Regular Sub-Total School-age In-home care Grand Total
2015 235 748 983 6 25 1014
2014 273 910 1183 8 32 1223
2013 357 1073 1430 9 44 1483
2012 408 1270 1678 14 49 1741
2011 465 1528 1993 19 52 2064
2010 566 1691 2257 23 56 2336
2009 786 2056 2842 21 92 2955
2008 947 2356 3303 24 107 3434
2007 970 2577 3547 27 117 3691
2006 1169 2890 4059      
2005* 1270 3180 4450      
2004 1308 3546 4854      
2003 1994 3686 4880      
2002 1335 3855 5190      
2001 1441 4092 5533      
2000 1167 3933 5100      

 

*Prior to 2005 certification agencies calculated and reported certification totals manually.

In 2005, a statewide automated system was used to track and report the number of certified providers.