The mission of Minnesota Child Care Provider Information Network (MCCPIN) is to support, promote, and strengthen the profession of licensed family child care thereby enriching the lives of providers, children, families, and communities.

The Minneosta Child Care Provider Information Network ( MCCPIN) supports early childhood educators and businesses

in a family child care setting.

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Fingerprint Background study resources

When is your county roll-out? All are somewhere in the roll out or completed per this resource:

    Do nothing until your county contacts you! You will be given information on how to proceed.

  Extensions are available if you can't meet the expiration date on your authorization. Call 651-431-6620, opt 4 or email:

     Map of locations!!! THERE IS AN INTERACTIVE MAP Locations, hours, appointments or not, etc.…/Ma…/MNFingerprintLocations.htm 

    All fees are waived. Some counties have not been ‘turned off’ so errors in the fee at the location is being charged. If paid, there is not currently a system for reimbursement.  Contact the Background Study unit (651-431-6620, opt 4) if you are being told to pay. If you have already paid, please contact Cyndi (see below)


   Questions? Contact DHS Background Study 651-431-6620, opt 4. website: You may choose to contact your licensor, however they often have not been given complete information.

Thrivent Choice Dollars
Do you have Thrivent Choice Dollars to distribute? Consider donating to MCCPIN. 
Click here to go to the Thrivent web site                                       Enter Minnesota Child Care Provider Information Network as the organization.

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February Growing Together is posted

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