The State of Minnesota regulates the licensed family child care. Current laws are listed here:
Child Care Rule (Minnesota Statute 9502)
Licensing Act (Minnesota Statue 245A.04)
Beltrami County Social Services
Beltrami County accepts and processes applications for licensure as a child care provider including inspections, home studies and background checks, and evaluations of prospective licensees.
Beltrami County Health and Human Services makes recommendations to the Department of Human Services regarding initial or renewal licensure and negative licensing actions such as revocation or suspension.
Applicants will need to show documentation the following training has been completed prior to licensure:
Upon the completion of all paperwork, all background studies, 3 references on file and the home in total compliance, a license may be issued to you. Average initial license time is 3 to 4 months.