Would you like to know more about child care licensing in your state or resources for children with special needs? Do you need to contact someone about child support, health care for your family, or help paying for food or heat? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Click a tab below to find those resources and more in North Dakota.

Find out more about child care in your area. Click on the links below, or contact your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency for one-on-one help.

Child Care Licensing

Your local child care regulatory office

Phone: Contact your local office

Website Find Your Local Office

Provider Complaint Line: Call your local licensing office

Inspection Reports

Find out what programs in your area are in compliance with licensing regulations

Website

Child Care Fact Sheet

Basic facts about child care in your area

State Fact Sheet

North Dakota Child Care Information

Information and resources for parents looking for child care in North Dakota

Website

Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Reimburses child care providers for healthy meals and snacks

Phone: (701) 328-2260 (Child Care Centers), Family Child Care Homes should contact a local sponsor

Website

Criminal Background Checks

Understanding criminal background checks requirements in your area

Website

Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) – Bright & Early North Dakota

Child care providers earn a rating when they meet quality standards. These ratings can help families choose quality care and can assist child care providers to improve and communicate their quality.

Phone: (701) 476-6865

Website

Discover resources that will provide more information regarding local services such as health care and child well-being.

Child Protective Services

To report suspected abuse, maltreatment, or neglect of a child

Phone: Contact your local office

Website

Find Your Local Office

*If county is not known, call ChildHelp at 1(800) 422-4453*

Child Support Enforcement

Child support application and procedures for your state

Phone: 1(800) 231-4255 or (701) 328-5440

Website

Medicaid Eligibility

Federal-State health insurance program for low-income individuals

Phone: 1(800) 755-2604 or (701) 328-7068

Website

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – North Dakota Healthy Steps

Federal-State health insurance program for children – available to qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid. In some states, parents and pregnant women may also be covered.

Phone: 1(844) 854-4825

Website

Find Your Local Office

North Dakota Department of Human Services

State government programs and services for children and families

Phone: 1(800) 472-2622 or (701) 328-2310

Website

Behavioral Health Division

State government mental health resources that may offer community mental health services (may include individual, family, and marital counseling), behavioral health services, and substance abuse programs

Phone: 1(800) 755-2719 (in-state only) or (701) 328-8920

Website

Car Seat Basics

Information on car seat regulations and inspection services

Phone: 1(800) 472-2286 (in-state only)

Website

Are you looking for help paying for child care? Buying groceries or diapers? Find out what assistance programs are offered locally.

Child Care Assistance

Child care financial assistance programs

Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

Website

Find Local Office

North Dakota Head Start Association

A federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families

Website

Find Your Local Head Start/Early Head Start

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

A program offering supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition information to low-income women who are pregnant or have children aged birth to five

Phone: 1(800) 472-2286

Website

Find Your Local WIC Clinic

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Cash assistance designed to help low-income families achieve self-sufficiency

Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

Website

Find Local Office

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)

Federal nutrition program

Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

Website

Find Local Office

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

Helps low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs

Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

Website

Find Local Office

Learn about valuable resources for parents of children with special needs.

Easter Seals Goodwill North Dakota   

Offers special needs resources which may include respite care services and other community supports

Phone: (701) 663-6828

Website

The Arc of North Dakota

Offers special needs services that may include respite care, advocacy, training, and support groups

Find Your Local Chapter

Early Intervention

Early intervention services for infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delays

Phone: Contact your local office

Website

Find Local Office

There are currently no organizations listed

  • Child Care

    Find out about the ins and outs of child care in your area. What is required to become a provider in your area? What requirements are there for a background check? Does your state offer any quality improvement programs?

    Child Care Licensing

    Your local child care regulatory office

    Phone:Contact your local office

    Website Find Your Local Office

    Phone:Call your local licensing office

    Inspection Reports

    Find out what programs in your area are in compliance with licensing regulations

    Website

    Child Care Fact Sheet

    Basic facts about child care in your area

    State Fact Sheet

    Child Care Center Regulations

    Requirements necessary to operate a child care center

    State of Child Care Centers

    Family Child Care Regulations

    Requirements necessary to operate a child care program in one’s home

    State of Small FCC Homes

    Criminal Background Checks

    Understanding criminal background checks requirements in your area

    State of Child Care Centers Website

    Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) – Bright & Early North Dakota

    Child care providers earn a rating when they meet quality standards. These ratings can help families choose quality care and can assist child care providers to improve and communicate their quality.

    Phone: (701) 476-6865

    Website

  • Health and Social Services

    Discover resources that will provide more information regarding local services such as health care and child well-being.

    Child Protective Services

    To report suspected abuse, maltreatment, or neglect of a child

    Phone: Contact your local office

    Website

    Find Your Local Office

    *If county is not known, call ChildHelp at 1(800) 422-4453*

    Child Support Enforcement

    Child support application and procedures for your state

    Phone: 1(800) 231-4255 or (701) 328-5440

    Website

    Medicaid Eligibility

    Federal-State health insurance program for low-income individuals

    Phone: 1(800) 755-2604 or (701) 328-7068

    Website

    Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – North Dakota Healthy Steps

    Federal-State health insurance program for children – available to qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid. In some states, parents and pregnant women may also be covered.

    Phone: 1(844) 854-4825

    Website

    Find Your Local Office

    North Dakota Department of Human Services

    State government programs and services for children and families

    Phone: 1(800) 472-2622 or (701) 328-2310

    Website

    Behavioral Health Division

    State government mental health resources that may offer community mental health services (may include individual, family, and marital counseling), behavioral health services, and substance abuse programs

    Phone: 1(800) 755-2719 (in-state only) or (701) 328-8920

    Website

    Car Seat Basics

    Information on car seat regulations and inspection services

    Phone: 1(800) 472-2286 (in-state only)

    Website

  • Financial Assistance

    Are you looking for help paying for child care? Buying groceries or diapers? Find out what assistance programs are offered locally.

    Child Care Assistance

    Child care financial assistance programs

    Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

    Website

    Find Local Office

    North Dakota Head Start Association

    A federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families

    Website

    Find Your Local Head Start/Early Head Start

    Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

    A program offering supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition information to low-income women who are pregnant or have children aged birth to five

    Phone: 1(800) 472-2286

    Website

    Find Your Local WIC Clinic

    Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

    Cash assistance designed to help low-income families achieve self-sufficiency

    Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

    Website

    Find Local Office

    Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)

    Federal nutrition program

    Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

    Website

    Find Local Office

    Low Income Energy Assistance Program

    Helps low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs

    Phone: 1(800) 755-2716 (in-state only) or (701) 328-2332

    Website

    Find Local Office

  • Children with Special Needs

    Learn about valuable resources for parents of children with special needs.

    Easter Seals Goodwill North Dakota   

    Offers special needs resources which may include respite care services and other community supports

    Phone: (701) 663-6828

    Website

    The Arc of North Dakota

    Offers special needs services that may include respite care, advocacy, training, and support groups

    Find Your Local Chapter

    Early Intervention

    Early intervention services for infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delays

    Phone: Contact your local office

    Website

    Find Local Office

  • There are currently no organizations listed

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