Child Care Aware of Minnesota Metro works with parents, licensed family child care providers, child care center staff, businesses, and community organizations to help promote the availability and affordability of quality child care services in the area.

We provide families with child care referrals at 1-888-291-9811 or; as well as training; workshops; information on evaluating affordable, quality child care; plus resources on various parenting issues.

Child care providers will benefit from our referral service and trained coaches, along with valuable training and support services for new or established programs. Child Care Aware of Minnesota Metro supports child care providers with Building Quality, and Parent Aware.


Education and Training

Child Care Aware of Minnesota Metro offers classes of interest to families, child care providers, school age care providers and others who work with children through Think Small. Classes are held in various locations throughout the metro and surrounding suburbs.  To access class offerings and to register visit


If you would like additional help accessing Develop, please contact: 

Doreen Jackson at or 763-783-4891


Grants and Scholarships

For information about grants and scholarships for family child care providers and teachers, please visit


For information about regional grants for family child care providers and child care programs, please visit


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