Potential Provider Information

Potential Child Care Providers

If you are a Washington County resident and interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in Washington County, the first step is to attend an orientation meeting. Choose one of the scheduled meetings to attend.

Orientation Meetings

September 23, 2021
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Webex Meeting (online)
RSVP by: September 16
November 2, 2021
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Webex Meeting (online)
RSVP by: October 26
December 16, 2021
6 - 8:30 p.m.
Webex Meeting (online)
RSVP by: December 9

Due to COVID-19, we have had to substitute in-person Orientation with Webex technology in order to resume the Orientation sessions safely. Please RSVP by calling 651-430-8307 or emailing ComSvsCCLicensing@co.washington.mn.us to receive the link to the electronic meeting. Please also call if attending an electronic meeting will be difficult for you.

Basic information regarding the family child care program and requirements for licensing will be discussed. Attendance is required at one of these meetings before a license can be issued. Register online by clicking on one of the linked dates above or contact us at 651-430-8307 or ComSvsCCLicensing@co.washington.mn.us. There is no fee for this informational meeting.

Licensing information from the MN Department of Human Services:
Family & Group Family Child Care General Licensing Information (DHS-5407)
Guide to Becoming a Licensed Family Child Care Provider (DHS-8013)