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Ramsey County Child Care Providers

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Carter Kciazek McDonough smileLicensed Child Care with Family Providers


Fall 2014 News

new  Update by Jenny Mateer


Congratulations Mary Ksiazek

 Ksiazek was honored by Commissioners Jim McDonough and Toni Carter for 40 years
of service, at a recent Recognition Dinner.

She is among 85 Ramsey County, licensed, family childcare providers, with 1,535 years of cumulative experience.

Appreciation was expressed to all providers at the dinner for offering safe and enriching childcare.


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

2014 Child Care Changes Background Studies, Disqualification, Electronic Cigs, Tax Payer IDs, Training
2013 DHS Child Care Changes Diapering, Insurance, Sleep, SUIDs, Training 
2012 DHS Child Care Renewals Pools, Recalls, Sleep Sanctions, Training 


  • 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)
    • 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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