Looking for Child Care? Questions on Child Care? WE CAN HELP!


We have been a trusted resource for child care information for over thirty years. We serve families in Minnesota in the seven-county metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties). Our database of over 5,000 licensed family child care homes, child care centers, preschool programs and before/after school care offers families up-to-date information on child care in your area.


Finding the right care can be overwhelming and we are here to support you in this important decision. Our trained child care specialists are happy to help with any child care questions or concerns by calling 651-641-0332. Our regular phone hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM.


There are three types of referral options available to you:


Online Child Care Search*

Personalized Phone Referral*

Enhanced Phone Referral*

» Free

» Referrals based on your search criteria

» Maximum of 20 child care programs listed per search

» Information to help you choose the best care for your child

» Available 24/7

» Free

» Receive help from a local child care specialist

» Referrals based on your search criteria

» Information to help you choose the best care for your child

» Phones are answered Monday-Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM

» $80 Fee

» Receive 5 to 7 confirmed openings

» Detailed information for each referral

» Unlimited referrals for 6 months

» Information to help you choose the best care for your child

» Phones are answered Monday-Friday, 8:30AM to 4:30PM

http://mnchildcare.org/ccrrmap.php?resource_type=parent
Click on the above link to go to the mnchildcare.org website to access the statewide online child care database.
Call 651-641-0332 or email us your name, phone number and the best time to reach you at referral@resourcesforchildcare.org and we will call you. Call 651-641-0332 or email us your name, phone number and the best time to reach you at referral@resourcesforchildcare.org and we will call you.

* Note: All referral options use the same child care database. However, the searching capabilities vary and may yield different results. All information received from a parent or guardian for a child care search is confidential.


Resources for Child Caring is a member of the MN Child Care Resource and Referral Network.The statewide network of agencies is dedicated to assisting families, providers, and the community with child care information and services.


To find child care in Minnesota outside the seven-county metro area, please call 888-291-9811 or visit www.mnchildcare.org to access the statewide online child care database.


To find child care outside of Minnesota, please call 800-424-2246 or visit www.childcareaware.org.