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Our Crisis Nursery program appreciates donations of diapers, formula, and cash to help families in need during the holidays. For more information, contact Allison at 507-287-2020 ext. 1576.
Families First of Minnesota is a great place to work! For information on current job openings, click here.
Don't be a turkey! The deadline to enroll in the upcoming Parent Aware Cohort is December 15th, 2016. Contact Amber English today at (507) 287-2020 ext. 1404 or at email@example.com for more information and an application.
A legislative task force is holding meetings to review the loss of child care providers in the state, assess affordability issues for providers and parents, and identify areas that need to be addressed by the legislature.
The task force, in cooperation with the commission of human services, is charged with delivering a report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over child care issue and the governor by Jan. 15, 2017.
Members of the task force include Sens. Carla Nelson and David Senjem of Rochester.
o Weekly infant rates in a center - $297
o Weekly infant rates in a home - $162
o Weekly toddler rates in a center - $260
o Weekly toddler rates in a home - $155
Through our recent grant application process, more than 98 child care providers and centers were awarded dollars to improve their business. Requests were made to support the cost of curriculum, training, health and saftey items, and educational toys for providers to improve their quality or to meet the requirements to start a child care business.
A new poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows that the overwhelming majority of parents who use child care are happy with it. The poll shows 88 percent of parents say their child care is very good or excellent.
Families First of Minnesota has now taken on the administration of Early Learning Scholarships for Region 3 in Northern Minnesota. The counties that we now serve are Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and Saint Louis. Please call or email Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Families First recently received a grant from the federal government extending our Early Head Start Child Care Partnership funding through June 30, 2017. The award allows us to serve 76 infants and toddlers in Freeborn, Olmsted, Rice and Winona counties.
Minnesota Reading Corps is seeking literacy tutors for the 2016-17 school year. More information can be found HERE.