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Evaluate a Licensed Provider

An important part of our monitoring of child care homes is the feedback that we receive from parents. Your comments on the quality of the care that your child receives will provide us with insight into the day-to-day child care program and how this provider works with parents and children.

Sending an evaluation form
Complete the ParentEvaluationChildCareServices.docParent Evaluation of Child Care Services Form and email it to

If you do not have Microsoft Word, you can print off the ParentEvaluationChildCareServices.pdfParent Evaluation of Child Care Services Form and mail it to:

Dakota County Social Services
14955 Galaxie Ave.
Apple Valley, MN 55124 

Filing a complaint
The county is a resource to parents, the public, and child care providers in providing an environment for healthy development.

If you have concerns or complaints regarding rule violations in a licensed family child care home, email or call the social worker assigned to where your child care provider is located.

Last updated: 8/19/2013 10:47 AM