Child Care Aware Grants: For questions or additional information, please contact Dawn Eckhoff, Southern District Grants Coordinator, at dawne@familiesfirstmn.org or 507-424-1525 or 1-800-462-1660 ext. 1525.

Crisis Nursery: Call 507-287-2020 or 507-281-6248 (after hours) to access Crisis Nursery services.

Head Start/Early Head Start/School Readiness Applications: (All three programs use one application.) For Olmsted and Freeborn Counties Only

COVID-19 safety note: we are currently following state and CDC guidelines to ensure the best safety practices in our classrooms and on busses. Extra cleaning and sanitation occur on a daily basis and all our employees wear masks for protection. Additionally, we are conducting bi-weekly COVID-19 testing on all our staff to safeguard personnel, children, and families.