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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Child Care and Early Education Programs

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) - Lafayette Building

444 Lafayette Rd N, St. Paul, MN, 55155

(651) 431-3809

Website

https://mn.gov/dhs/partners-and-providers/program-overviews/child-care-and-early-education

Service Details

Description

Programs help make quality child care affordable for income-eligible families and support efforts that improve the overall quality of care across the state.


Programs include:
* Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) - financial assistance to help families with low incomes pay for child care
* Parent Aware - Helps families find quality child care and education programs


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County 
    • Anoka County 
    • Becker County 
    • Beltrami County 
    • Benton County 
    • Big Stone County 
    • Blue Earth County 
    • Brown County 
    • Carlton County 
    • Carver County 
    • Cass County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Chisago County 
    • Clay County 
    • Clearwater County 
    • Cook County 
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Crow Wing County 
    • Dakota County 
    • Dodge County 
    • Douglas County 
    • Faribault County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Grant County 
    • Hennepin County 
    • Houston County 
    • Hubbard County 
    • Isanti County 
    • Itasca County 
    • Jackson County 
    • Kanabec County 
    • Kandiyohi County 
    • Kittson County 
    • Koochiching County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Lake County 
    • Lake of the Woods County 
    • Le Sueur County 
    • Lincoln County 
    • Lyon County 
    • Mahnomen County 
    • Marshall County 
    • Martin County 
    • McLeod County 
    • Meeker County 
    • Mille Lacs County 
    • Morrison County 
    • Mower County 
    • Murray County 
    • Nicollet County 
    • Nobles County 
    • Norman County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Otter Tail County 
    • Pennington County 
    • Pine County 
    • Pipestone County 
    • Polk County 
    • Pope County 
    • Ramsey County 
    • Red Lake County 
    • Redwood County 
    • Renville County 
    • Rice County 
    • Rock County 
    • Roseau County 
    • Scott County 
    • Sherburne County 
    • Sibley County 
    • St. Louis County 
    • Statewide 
    • Stearns County 
    • Steele County 
    • Stevens County 
    • Swift County 
    • Todd County 
    • Traverse County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Wadena County 
    • Waseca County 
    • Washington County 
    • Watonwan County 
    • Wilkin County 
    • Winona County 
    • Wright County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 

Application Instructions

For applications for Child Care Assistance Program, contact your local county or tribal office human services office, or apply online


Visit the ParentAware website for information on rated programs and earning Parent Aware ratings


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Statewide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
DHS Information Desk (651) 431-2000
Speech-to-Speech relay (877) 627-3848
TTY (800) 627-3529

Last Update

2/26/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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