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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. Learn more about re-licensing fees
License Report Memos
2012 HS Legis Fam Lic Summary.pdf | 2013 Child Care Legislative Changes
June 2012 DHS Memo Variance for child age distribution; swimming and wading pools; children's mental health training; crib and yard tent recalls; and sanctions for infant sleep violations.
Minnesota Child Care Assistance Program
This program helps to pay childcare costs for low-income working families. Families currently receiving MFIP services who wish to apply for Child Care Assistance should call the Ramsey County Child Care Unit at 651-266-4019.
- Financial Assistance Families who don't receive government financial assistance can contact Think Small to apply for child care assistance.
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