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Early Childhood Services In North Dakota

Background check information for child care providers

For Public Information: 2019-2021 North Dakota Child Care and Development Fund State Plan (Posted Feb. 7, 2019) and Conditional Approval Letter (Dec. 21, 2018)

Attention licensed and registered child care providers who accept the Child Care Assistance Program (Posted April 5, 2019)

The Early Childhood Service program of the North Dakota Department of Human Services establishes standards and provides training to providers of early care and education for children. This site contains information for both parents and child care providers.

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For Public Information: 2016-2018 Child Care and Development Fund Plan

Resources for Providers

Programs to support providers

Other Information

Resources for Parents

Resources For People Interested in Becoming a Provider

Children and Family Services Division
North Dakota Department of Human Services
Early Childhood Services Administrator
600 East Boulevard Avenue Department 325
Bismarck ND 58505-0250
Phone: (701) 328-2316
Toll Free: (800) 245-3736
Fax: (701) 328-3538


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