For residents interested in learning how to become a licensed child care provider in Dakota County, the first step is to attend an informational meeting. In this meeting you will learn more about what it means to be a licensed child care provider and the application process. Informational meetings are run by licensing staff, and the meeting is required as part of the application process.
2019 Informational Meeting Schedule
Locations: Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124
|Date ||Room ||Time|
|Thursday, Feb. 14||Western Service Center, CR 106||1-3 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 10||Western Service Center, CR 106||1-3 p.m.|
|Thursday, June 6||Western Service Center, CR 106||1-3 p.m.|
|Thursday, Aug. 15||Western Service Center, CR 106||1-3 p.m.|
|Thursday, Oct. 10||Western Service Center, CR 106||1-3 p.m.|
|Thursday, Dec. 12||Western Service Center, CR 106||1-3 p.m.|
Please arrive on time and plan to attend the full two-hour class.
If you need an interpreter for the informational sessions, you can call 952-891-7400.
Get more information on family child care licensing from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.