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There are many types of child care services including child care centers, family child care and nanny services. Anoka County is involved with licensing family child care homes. The information on this web site relates to Anoka County licensed family child care only.
Parents who use licensed family child care entrust their children to a care provider for many hours each day. It is important for licensed providers to supply a caring, safe environment for these children.
A child care license is not a guarantee of quality child care, but it does help protect the health and safety of children, since it requires providers to maintain certain minimum standards of care.
Parents can use checklist of items to cover when selecting a licensed
family child care provider.
Other Helpful Resources
Anoka County Child Care Locator
Anoka County Child Care Licensing Department
Department of Human Services, Licensing Website
Licensed Child Care Providers of Anoka County (LCCPAC)
Think Small (formerly RCC) www.thinksmall.org
Child Care Aware www.childcareawaremn.org
Parent Aware www.parentawareratings.org
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