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Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Child Care and Early Education Programs

Lafayette Building

444 Lafayette Rd N, St. Paul, MN, 55155

(651) 431-3809


Service Details


Programs help make quality child care affordable for income-eligible families and support efforts that improve the overall quality of care across the state.

Programs include:
* Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) - financial assistance to help families with low incomes pay for child care
* Parent Aware - Helps families find quality child care and education programs

Application Instructions

For applications for Child Care Assistance Program, contact your local county or tribal office human services office, or apply online

Visit the ParentAware website for information on rated programs and earning Parent Aware ratings

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

State of Minnesota


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
DHS Information Desk (651) 431-2000
Speech-to-Speech relay (877) 627-3848
TTY (800) 627-3529

Last Update


Other Locations

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