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Childcare Information for Families & Providers

School Information

  • Minnesota Department of Education COVID-19 Updates – click here
  • MDE’s Family Activity Guide is now available in HmongSomali and Spanish. The document is designed for families with babies, toddlers and preschoolers. It is filled with ideas on activities families can do with children that help them develop social skills, learn to become independent and get moving.
  • Special Education COVID-19 Resources – click here
  • Supporting Students and Families COVID-19 Resources – click here

Childcare Information for Families & Providers

  • For questions regarding school and childcare, call state hotline 651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week. For additional information, click here
  • State of Minnesota has provided information for childcare providers.
  • Pillsbury United Communities provides short-term daycare placements, information, resources, and referrals for parents with children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, in times of crisis or stress. Call 612-302-3500 for services.
  • First Children’s Finance provides financing, training and business-development assistance to childcare businesses in the Midwest.
  • Think Small provides resources and information to childcare providers and parents.
  • Parent Aware provides information about financial aid and tax relief plans that help families pay for childcare and preschool. Call Parent Aware at (888)-291-9811 for help finding the right resources or use Bridge to Benefit’s free financial aid screening tool to see if you might be eligible for help.
  • Information for childcare providers – click here or call the Department of Human Services childcare provider hotline at 1-888-234-1268