Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

Protecting Children, Strengthening Families, Building Communities

Disclaimer

Report Child Care Fraud

If you suspect Child Care Fraud, be a part of the solution. You may remain anonymous. Please fill out the Child Care Fraud Form, or email dcfmbchildcarefraud @wisconsin.gov.

Report a Child Care Concern or Complaint

If you have a concern about something going on in a child care facility or you suspect child abuse, neglect or exploitation at a child care facility, please use the drop-down menu on the Tell Us How We Are Doing page to fill out the appropriate complaint form.

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Find Your Local YoungStar Office

Questions?
Call 888-713-KIDS (5437).

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"Magnetic letters spelling out the word Policies"YoungStar Policies


The following policies are meant to help providers better understand and navigate through the details of the YoungStar program. If you would like clarification on any of the policies listed below or need additional assistance, please contact us at: youngstar@wisconsin.gov.
 

  • Accreditation Policy:  English  --  Spanish
      
  • Day Camp Profile Structure:  English
     
  • Head Start Participation in YoungStar Policy:  English  --  Spanish
     
  • Maintaining Your Registry Program Profile:  English  --  Spanish
     
  • Maternity and Extended Leave Policy:  English
     
  • Out of Compliance Policy:  English
     
  • Ownership or Governance Change Policy:  English
     
  • Participation Policy:  English  --  Spanish
     
  • Program Relocation Policy: English
    • Questions About Relocation:  English
       
  • Rating and Ratios Policy:  English  --  Spanish
     
  • Rating Type Change Policy:  English
     
  • Religious and Spiritual Materials Policy:  English
     
  • Review and Appeal Process:  English  --  Spanish
     
  • Type of Care Change Policy:  English 
     
  • Withdrawal Policy:  English