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Protect Yourself and the Children You Care For 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Additional Healthy Practice and Disease Prevention Resources ➜

Child Care Data by County

Choose a county to view specific data about projected need for child care, referral requests, child care capacity and the average cost of child care.

Divide Williams McKenzie Golden Valley Billings Slope Bowman Adams Hettinger Stark Dunn Mountrail Burke Renville Ward McLean Mercer Morton Grant Sioux Emmons Burleigh Sheridan McHenry Pierce Benson Wells Kidder Logan LaMoure Ransom Stutsman Foster Eddy Ramsey Walsh Nelson Griggs Barnes Cass Steele Traill Grand Forks McIntosh Dickey Sargent Richland Oliver Bottineau Rolette Towner Cavalier Pembina Williston Minot Dickinson Bismarck Jamestown Devil’s Lake Grand Forks Fargo Walsh Pembina Grand Forks Grand Forks Nelson Kidder Emmons Sioux Sheridan Bismarck Burleigh Oliver Morton Grant Mercer Mountrail Dickinson Stark Dunn Williams Williston McKenzie Divide Valley Golden Billings Slope Bowman Adams Hettinger Burke Renville Ward Minot Bottineau Pierce McHenry McLean Richland Sargent LaMoure Logan Stutsman Jamestown Griggs Barnes Wells Foster Eddy Rolette Towner Cavalier Ramsey Devil’s Lake Benson Fargo Cass Steele Traill Ransom Dickey McIntosh

Working to Raise the Quality and Availability of Child Care

Child Care Aware is a training and information hub for child care providers and offers parents customized referrals to licensed child care options. We work to build the capacity of child care in North Dakota and insure that children have the opportunity to play and learn in a safe and healthy environment. 

  • 120,371
    120,371

    children potentially needing care in North Dakota

  • 1,352
    1,352

    licensed child care programs in North Dakota

  • 36,529
    36,529

    licensed child care capacity statewide