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Child Care

Head Start, Red Wing

Head Start is a quality child development program of Three Rivers Community Action, Inc. for preschool children and their families. In partnership, Head Start and Red Wing's ECSE program offer a preschool experience primarily for 3-4 year olds, with part-day classes 4 days a week that lunch and breakfast or snack. There is no cost to families for this program.    

Head Start, Winona

Head Start center classes are offered 4 days per week, in a classroom setting. Head Start for preschool age children, 3-5 years, operate September – May. 16 Head Start classrooms are located in the 6 counties of Dodge, Fillmore, Houston, Mower, Steele and Winona. Early Head Start has toddler classrooms located in Austin and Winona, which operate 4 days per week, and are year round for children 24 – 33 months old. 

Parent Aware 

Offers free tools and resources to help families find the quality childcare and early education programs their children need to succeed in school and life. Includes an online database for finding qualified Child Care providers.  

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) 

CCAP is a county program that helps families with low incomes pay for child care while they go to work or attend school. 

Winona County Department of Human Services
Winona County Office Building
202 W 3rd St, Winona, MN, 55987

Goodhue County Health and Human Services
426 West Ave, Red Wing, MN, 55066

Minnesota Post-Secondary Child Care Grant

The Financial Aid office at MSC Southeast can help you with applying for this grant, which helps low income students who have young children pay for child care while the student attends classes. See Paying for College > Grants.

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