Childcare

Childcare services, including transportation will be provided from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm for students of emergency workers and other essential workers as defined by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) free of charge. In order to ensure the safety of the children and staff in the program, attending childrens’ temperatures will be taken upon arrival and again at midday by school district nurses.

Beginning Tuesday, May 5, Youth Connections will serve Tier 1 and 2 critical worker’s families with children ages 4-12 as defined by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Please see the hours of service and fee schedule below.

Youth Connections will be open from 5:45 a.m. - 6 p.m. and will offer the following additional opportunities for fee-based child care:
Fee Schedule
5:45 a.m. - 7 a.m. = $7 per day (Tier 1 and 2 only)
7 a.m. - 3 p.m. = No Charge (Tier 1 and 2 only)
3 p.m. - 6 p.m. = $11 per day (Tier 1 and 2 only)

In order to ensure the safety of the children and staff in the program, attending children's temperatures will be taken upon arrival and again at midday. If a child in school district care is found to have a fever or be ill, parents/guardians will be contacted immediately and will be expected to pick up their child(ren) as soon as possible. Students will be immediately separated from other students while awaiting pick up.

Transportation will be provided for Tier 1 and 2 families. Please contact Youth Connections at (651) 674-1029 for more information. Routes, pickup and dropoff times will remain the same.

If you have questions if you qualify or interested in learning more about access to School Age Care services please contact Youth Connections at 651-674-1029 or click here for more information.If you have questions if you qualify or interested in learning more about access to School Age Care services please contact Youth Connections at 651-674-1029 or click here for more information.