Childcare

Licensed Childcare Providers / Centers


Rice County Social Workers provide orientation, training, licensing, and relicensing of family daycare and group family day care providers.

View Faribault Licensed Childcare Providers (PDF) (including the cities of Kenyon, Montgomery, Morristown, Waterville)

View Northfield Licensed Childcare Providers (PDF) (including the cities of Dundas, Lonsdale, Nerstrand, Veseli, Webster)

Persons may be eligible for childcare funding if their income is at or below 75% of the State's median income and they are in need of childcare services in order to secure employment, retain employment, or to obtain training or education necessary to secure employment.


Home Childcare Licensing in Rice County


Childcare services are especially needed for the care of children under 2 years old, part-time care, evening and weekend care. Nearly 80% of mothers with children under school age are working outside the home.

Childcare Rules & Regulations


View the Childcare Rule.
View the Licensing Act.

Training Opportunities & Requirements


View Training Requirement Statutes.
View CPR and First Aid Resources List (PDF).