Child Care Home
Private residence providing care and education for periods of less than 24 hours for up to 8 children from 2 to 16 years old
Child Care Center
Facility which is maintained for the whole or part of a day but for less than twenty-four hour care of 5 or more children from the ages of 6 weeks through 16 years
Important: You must also be licensed through the state. See link under "Get your license".
See link for Denver Department of Environmental Health under Inspections