Parents and Child

Parent Services

Connecting parents and communities
to child care that serves their needs.

Child Care Aware® of North Dakota helps parents evaluate care options, learn about child care licensing and develop an understanding of child care services. Our statewide database of licensed child care options helps providers market their openings and connect with parents who are searching for child care. This database is also a valuable resource for state and community leaders seeking information about child care trends and capacity.

  • Child Care Aware® maintains North Dakota's only online database of licensed child care providers in the state. You can access this database online 24/7 to find child care options that match your criteria or talk one-on-one with a Parent Services Specialist to receive individualized assistance.

  • Finding the right care for your child requires an investment of time. Our parent handbook, checklist and other resources will help you make an informed decision.

  • Child care is often a family's biggest expense. Learn what child care costs are across the state and explore assistance options that may help you pay for care.

  • Enrolling your little one in child care can be overwhelming for them and you. Learn ways to build a strong working relationship with your child care provider that will enhance your child's care.