Family Child Care Licensing
Are you interested in becoming a licensed child care provider? Please join us for one of our monthly orientation sessions. Each session is conducted by our licensing team and will answer your questions about how to become a licensed provider. Attendance to one of the sessions is a mandatory step toward becoming licensed, but you are under no obligation to continue and there is no fee to attend. View Orientation Calendar/s: 2017 2018. Call 218-726-2064 to register.
In Minnesota, family child care is licensed under DHS Rule 2 (Licensing of Family Child Care Facilities).
Parts 9502.0300 Rule 2 or Minnesota Rules – 9502.0445 set licensing standards for family child care and group family child care homes to provide for the protection, proper care, health, safety and development of children enrolled in child care.
Minnesota Statutes Chapter 245A of the Human Services Licensing Act defines the application process, sanctions and due process. Changes in law are frequently made by the state legislature.
Minnesota Statutes Chapter 245C of the Human Services Licensing Act pertains to the background study laws.
Family and Group Day Care Rule Summary for Parents Informational fact sheet for parents of children in licensed family and group family day care summarizing licensing rules.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services delegates licensing of family child care to counties. In St Louis County contact the Public Health & Human Services Department.
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