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Program: Child Care and After School Care

Agency: Coronavirus 2020


Resource Number: 67355502
Description
STATEWIDE

Care for Children of Families of Emergency Workers

Under the Governor’s Executive Order 20-02, free school age care for the children of emergency workers (including providers of healthcare, emergency medical services, long-term and post-acute care; law enforcement personnel; personnel providing correctional services; public health employees; firefighters and other first responders; and court personnel) was outlined. The orders directed schools to provide care to, at a minimum, district-enrolled students aged 12 and under. In order to ensure that Minnesota is providing for the needs of students, Minnesota is clarifying the work that falls within each of the identified emergency workers categories. Identified emergency workers.

Map of Childcare Providers for Emergency Workers: Click here to find a childcare provider

Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline for Community Mitigation (Schools, Child Care, Business) Questions: (651)297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504 7 am - 7 pm/7 days a week

Parent Aware of Minnesota: (888)291-9811 open 7 am - 6 pm Monday - Thursday; 7 am - 4:30 pm Friday or visit www.parentaware.org

Step Up to SIT: Matches older students home from school to babysit for families of essential workers. Sign up to get matched with a sitter.

YMCA: Child care is being provided for children of health care workers and emergency personnel. Choose Child Care

ANOKA COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

BENTON COUNTY

Boys and Girls Clubs: The Boys and Girls Club is providing child care at 3 elementary schools for children of emergency workers, as defined in the governor's executive order. Childcare is provided from 6 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday. Email a completed registration form to: nvossen@bgcmn.org. Visit website for locations.

CARVER COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

CHISAGO COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

DAKOTA COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.
  
HENNEPIN COUNTY

Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board: 
The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (MYCB) has put together a website https://www.ycb.org/covid19 of what Out of School Time (OST) afterschool programs are open or closed, announcements, and resources for young people and their families residing in Minneapolis

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

Saint Alphonsus Catcholic School: Child care for essential works is available for any child ages 18 months - 8th grade. Children do not need to be a student of the school. Call Kari Staples (763)503-3333 to register and discuss rates.

ISANTI COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.​

OLMSTED COUNTY

Rochester Public Schools: Provides child care at Jefferson, Franklin, Gage and Sunset Terrace elementary schools for children of emergency workers, as defined in the governor's executive order. Emergency Child Care is available at no charge from 9 am - 3:45 pm for children in Kindergarten through age 12 in eligible families starting Monday, April 6 and continuing on weekdays. In addition, fee-based extended care is available 6:30 am - 9 am and 3:45 pm - 6 pm for children attending Emergency Child Care. Register

Rochester YMCA: Provides licensed child care full-day preschool (infant, toddler and preschool) program at the Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) located at 2364 Valleyhigh Drive NW Rochester, MN 55901 near Lourdes High School. This service is for emergency, essential and critical care workers. Provides school age care for students in grades K-6 and s available 7 am - 5:30 pm at 709 1st Avenue Rochester, MN 55902. Hours may change based on parent feedback. Space is available for two, three or five days a week care. This service is for essential and critical care workers (not emergency workers). Choose Child Care

RAMSEY COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

SCOTT COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

SHERBURNE COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

STEARNS COUNTY

Boys and Girls Clubs: The Boys and Girls Club is providing child care at 3 elementary schools for children of emergency workers, as defined in the governor's executive order. Childcare is provided from 6 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday. Email a completed registration form to: nvossen@bgcmn.org. Visit website for locations.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.

WRIGHT COUNTY

Safe Families for Children: Provides a host family to provide child care. Parents looking for help or making a referral should Apply Online or call (888)290-7590 or (651)762-2777 8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday. Priority is given to residents of Anoka, Ramsey, Sherburne and Wright counties.



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