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Child care and child support

The Minnesota Department of Human Services works with many partners, including employers and child care providers, to help Minnesota's children get the services they need for their healthy development.


An official communication to inform county and tribal staff, as well as other DHS business partners, about program changes and required actions by workers and partner agencies.

Child care

Minnesota’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps make quality child care affordable for income-eligible families.

Child support

Minnesota’s child support program benefits children by enforcing parental responsibility for their support.

Child support calculator

This tool estimates the amount of child support the court may order on a child support case.

Searchable document library (eDocs)

eDocs is an online repository of brochures, forms and other documents.

Grants and RFPs

DHS periodically issues requests for proposals (RFPs) to invite businesses and organizations to participate in various projects and programs.


DHS licenses facilities that care for children, the elderly and vulnerable adults.

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