Essential Kids Care Program

  • Essential Kids Care is free childcare provided by Saint Paul Community Education for children ages 5-12 of essential workers who live within Saint Paul School District. You may be asked to provide verification of employment. This should be a last resort for your childcare needs. This care is solely to be used while preforming essential work. Please note the work groups we are accepting has been expanded. We are now serving Tier 1 and Tier 2 employee groups. Details

    Currently this program runs from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM. Breakfast and lunch provided. Health services on site. Transportation will not be provided. 

    Beginning April 6, Essential Kids Care will run from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Parents/gaurdians can then register for before and after care if needed. Before and after care will be fee based (learn more here).  Fees will be charged for days a child is registered to attend before and/or after care. Transportation between a child's home and Essential Kids Care (9:00a.m.-3:00p.m.) may be available. Please note that before and after school care will require drop off and pick up on site.

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      April 6-May 4