Parent Aware - Online Child Care Search
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Parent Aware provides free online tools and information to help parents find quality child care, day care, pre-school education choices and other resources.
* Child care and early learning programs search tool
* Assessing Quality Checklist to help parents find quality care and early education
* Information on types of programs such as centers and preschools, family child care, and Head Start
* Program listings with one to four star ratings
* Sources that can help families find help covering expenses
* Food and nutrition programs
* Provides help in four languages - English, Espanol, Hmoob, and Somali
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There is no fee for this service.
State of Minnesota
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Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
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-1800.3300-850Web Directories Definition
Programs that compile and post lists of web resources that focus on specific topics or areas of interest.
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.
Groups of people, usually consisting of parents (mothers and fathers) and children, who live together in a common dwelling and depend on one another for support.
YZ-1470Child Care Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child care.