For Parents

  1. Child Care Locator

    Find child care in your area.

  2. Child Care Rates

    Research rates for child care in your area.

  3. Finding Family Child Care

    Learn important information that will help you decide what kind of child care is right for your family.

  4. Child Development Information

    Research and learn about early childhood development.

  5. Parent Evaluation Form

    We are required to solicit evaluations from parents before each license renewal (MN Statute 9543.0040 Subp. 2B3b) and/or when a licensed provider is applying for a group family child care license.

  6. Provider of the Year

    Do you have a wonderful child care provider?

  7. Complaint Process

    How to proceed if it is necessary to make a complaint about a child care provider, licensed or unlicensed.

  8. Rule Summary

    A summary of Minnesota Child Care Rules

  9. MN Data Practices-Licensing Data

    Definition of MN Licensing Data