Professional Development
Parent Aware

Child Care Aware (CCA) helps families find child care and supports the professional growth of child care programs. Services offered through CCA include referrals for families looking for high quality care and early education programsresources and trainings for early learning professionalsregional grants, and Parent Aware support.

By guiding and connecting families, as well as educating and supporting providers, Child Care Aware is working towards a diverse, high-quality child care system accessible to all Minnesota families.

For more information, call 507.287.2020. To search for child care or to learn more about Early Learning Scholarships, please call 1.888.291.9811 or visit us online at

Child Care Aware of Southern Minnesota

Child Care Aware Service Area:

Region 9 – Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Seur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan

Region 10 – Dodge, Freeborn, Fillmore, Mower, Houston, Olmsted, Goodhue, Rice, Steele, Winona, and Wabasha