White Earth

Education Department
Child Care Program / Early Childhood Programs
P.O. Box 418
White Earth, MN 56591

White Earth Child Care / Early Childhood Programs
For more information contact the White Earth Child Care / Early Childhood Programs at 218-983-3285.

General Reservation Information

Became a Federally Recognized Tribe: 1934
Enrolled Members: 19,569 (living as of 10/13/04)
Approximate Size: 1,300 square miles
Approximate Population: 9,192
In Counties of: Becker, Mahnomen & Clearwater County

Organizational Structure

White Earth Child Care Program is a department within the Education Department
under the White Earth Reservation Tribal Council.

Child Care Services: White Earth Reservation – Child Care Program

Mission: It is our goal to increase the quality, affordability and accessibility of child care services
throughout the Reservation and service by improving direct services to children.

Local Services:

  • Child Care Assistance
  • Child Care Licensing
  • Early Childhood Training / Scholarships
  • Child Care Advocacy
  • Lending Library
  • Friends, Family & Neighborhood Care Program
  • Parent Mentoring Program
  • Quality Improvement Grants
  • School-Age Child Care
  • Community Child Care Learning Centers
  • Referrals
  • Health & Safety Assistance
  • Early Literacy Initiatives
  • West Central Early Childhood Initiative (White Earth area)
  • Child Development Information Packets
  • Annual Communities Collaborative Brain Development Conference
  • Early Childhood Read Mobile & Community Outreach Unit
  • Early Childhood Community Initiative