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Get the most up-to-date information for child care providers related to the COVID-19 pandemic on the State of Minnesota website and information on the masking requirements for Child Care on the Minnesota Department of Health website. If you have questions, please call the DHS hotline at 1-888-234-1268.

Child Care Aware of Minnesota

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Helping children succeed in school and life by supporting the professional growth of child care providers and connecting families to quality child care.

COVID-19 Public Health Support Funds for Child Care
The new COVID-19 Public Health Support Funds for Child Care program is specifically designed to provide support to all child care providers who qualify.
REETAIN Bonuses
R.E.E.T.A.I.N. Bonuses reward child care professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to the field by continuing their education and professional development. R.E.E.T.A.I.N Bonuses can be used for program supplies, training, or personal expenses.
Financial Resources for Providers During COVID-19
A listing of loan and grant programs available to help financially support you and your program during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Upcoming Events

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Parent Aware

Parent Aware Star Ratings help to improve, support, and celebrate child care and early education programs in Minnesota.