Child Care Aware of Minnesota
Child Care Aware - Provider Resources
10 River Park Plz, Ste 820, St. Paul, MN, 55107-1231
Distance: 1031 Miles
Helps providers by connecting them with training and professional development resources. Caregivers may use the resources whether they are licensed or providing care for family members and neighbors only.
Child Care Aware offers education and training classes of interest to early childhood care providers, school age care providers and others who work with children.
Grants and scholarships may be available to qualified child care providers who wish to improve the quality of their services. Grant funds are limited and are awarded on a competitive basis.
This service is provided as part of the statewide network of Child Care Aware agencies in Minnesota.
State of Minnesota
|State Wide Information and Referral Line||(888) 291-9811|
|Toll Free||(888) 291-9811|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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JR-8200.1500-150Child Care Provider Training Definition
Programs that provide pre-service or in-service training for individuals entering or currently involved in the delivery of child care services in any of a variety of child care settings. The training may focus on the elements of a safe and healthy environment, childhood development, behavior management, inclusion of children with special needs and developmentally appropriate practices.
PH-2400.1400Child Care Provider Recruitment Definition
Programs that identify and enlist individuals who are willing to provide child care in their private family home.
PH-2400.1500Child Care Provider Referrals Definition
Programs that provide statewide and community-based services that are designed to improve the availability and quality of child care. These programs maintain lists of child care resources and link families who are in need of child care services with child care centers, licensed family child care homes and other organization-based providers; provide information that helps families become good consumers of child care services; recruit new child care providers to expand the availability of the service locally; provide training and technical assistance for providers; and collect and disseminate data which document the demand for child care services and the current availability of child care resources. Some programs may also make referrals to preschools and many provide referrals to children's play groups.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.