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Ramsey County Child Care Providers

Child Care Home  l   Applicants l Licensed Providers l Parents 


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Licensed Child Care with Family Providers

2014 Legislative Changes

Taxpayer & Federal Employer ID, Cribs and Pack & Plays, Background Studies, Electronic Cigarettes, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Abusive Head Trauma Training, Disqualifications and More
MN Legislative Childcare Changes


Health and Safety


Important Notice: Fees to recover background study costs (up to $100) AND licensing ($100 - 200) must be paid 15 days prior to the end of your current license date. If the fee isn't received on time, the licensing worker WILL NOT SUBMIT LICENSING RECOMMENDATION TO DHS. The license will be closed. More about re-licensing fees 

License Report Memos

2013 Child Care Changes | June 2012 DHS Memo Variances; pools; mental health training; crib & yard tent recalls; sleep violation sanctions


  • Policies
  • CPR / First Aid:
  • Food Programs
    • The licensing unit does not count regular meetings with food program representatives as training.
    • At-home courses with guides & self-assessments may be counted in the 4 hours of allowed home study. Consult with licensor prior to course.
    • Eager to Learn on-line training program

  • Minnesota Child Passenger Safety:
  • Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association  has a professional development listing with links to future training MLFCCA

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) Think Small Classes

  • Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SIDS/SUID)
    • new Every other year, you can view approved Sudden Unexpected Infant Death videos for the DHS mandated SUID training, if you do not attend SUID training in person. The SUID on-line video series view time is 23 minutes. You must view all four videos in the series.



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