Parent Aware

Parent Aware - Online Child Care Search

Online search tool and information to help parents find the best quality child care and early education for their children


Parent Aware provides free online tools and information to help parents find quality child care, day care, pre-school education choices and other resources.

Website features:

  • Child care and early learning programs search tool
  • Assessing Quality Checklist to help parents find quality care and early education
  • Information on types of programs such as centers and preschools, family child care, and Head Start
  • Program listings with one to four star ratings
  • Sources that can help families find help covering expenses
  • Food and nutrition programs
  • Provides help in four languages - English, Espanol, Hmoob, and Somali

Application Instructions

Visit the website to access the information and search tools.


There is no fee for this service.


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Area Served

State of Minnesota

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 888-291-9811


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