Child Care Resources, Programs
and Regulations in Minnesota


Minnesota Department of Human Services

Division of Licensing

P.O. Box 64242 St. Paul, MN 55164

Phone: 651-296-3971

Resource and Referral Agencies

Minnesota Child Care Resource &Referral Network

380 Lafayette Road, Suite 103 St. Paul, MN 55107

Phone: 651-290-9704 / Toll Free: 888-291-9811


Minnesota Department of Human Services

Child Care assistance program

P.O. Box 64951 St. Paul, MN 55164-0951

Phone: 651-431-4000


R.E.E.T.A.I.N (Retaining Early Educators Through Attaining Incentives Now) is a workforce retention program that strives to reduce the turnover rates among child care providers who work with young children. Grant recipients are free to use grant dollars as they choose. Grant dollars are considered additional salary and may be used to pay bills, reinvest in your in your child care setting, or cover personal expenses.

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