Child Care

Family Child Care is a rewarding and demanding profession. A child care provider may be the most important influence in the lives of children, after their parents. The way providers care for children and guide their growth will be a part of shaping their future.


If you are interested in more information on becoming a licensed child care provider, call Goodhue County Social Services at 651-385-2052.

Child Care Providers

Access the Goodhue County Licensed Family Child Care Providers resource.

Child Care Rules & Regulations

Family Child Care rules and statutes can be found on the Minnesota Department of Human Services website: 

Licensing of Family Child Care: Rule 2: MN Rules 9502

Human Services Licensing Act: MN Statutes, Chapter 245A

Human Services Background Studies Act: MN Statutes, Chapter 245C

Maltreatment of Minors Act: MN Statutes, Chapter 260E

Additional Resources