Licensing

Contact Your Local Child Care Licensing Office

If you need information specifically about child care licensing, you can contact your nearest DHS child care licensing office:


Child and Adult Care Licensing Staff

District 1 Office: Johnson City
905 Buffalo St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
District 2 Office: Knoxville
7175 Strawberry Plains Pike, Suite 200 
Knoxville, TN 37914-7002
District 3 Office: Cookeville
1000 England Dr., Suite B
Cookeville, TN 38501
District 4 Office: Chattanooga
Eastgate Town Ctr, Suite 602-B
5600 Brainerd Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37411
District 5 Office: Columbia
1400 College Park Dr.
Suite C 
Columbia, TN 38401-6835
District 6 Office: Nashville
1000 Second Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
District 7 Office: Trenton
2205 Highway 45 ByPass W (South)
State Office: Nashville
8th Floor
Trenton, TN 38382-4302
District 8 Office: Memphis
One Commerce Square
40 South Main St 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103-9987
District 9 Office: Montgomery County
350 Pageant Lane, Suite 301
Clarksville, TN 37040-3813
District 10 Office: Cleveland
950 Star Vue Drive, SW, Suite 1
Cleveland, TN 37311-5700
District 11 Office: Jackson
Lowell Thomas State Office Building Ste 210
225 Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
District 12 Office: Murfreesboro
1711B Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Blount County Office: Maryville
303 Home Avenue
Maryville, TN 37801
Franklin County Office: Winchester
2160 Cowan Highway
Winchester, TN 37398
Grundy County Office: Tracy City
Hwy 41 N., 606 Orchard Rd.
Tracy City, TN 37387
McMinn County Office: Athens
1008 Knight Arnold Road
Athens, TN 37303
Smith County Office: Carthage
105 Eatherly Landing
Carthage, TN 37030
Sullivan County Office: Kingsport
1060 Wilcox Court
Kingsport, TN 37662-1511
Sumner County Office: Gallatin
393 Maple Street
Gallatin, TN 37066
White County Office: Sparta
501 Mose Drive
Sparta, TN 38583
State Office: Nashville
Citizens’ Plaza Building, 7th Floor
400 Deaderick St.
Nashville, TN 37243