Developmental and Social-emotional Screening Resources

Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening Resources


Communities throughout Minnesota have programs, services and resources to support healthy early childhood development.

Local public health departments
Find a local health department of community health board, in order to access some of these programs:

  • Child and Teen Checkups outreach and support
  • Family Home Visiting
  • Follow Along Program
  • WIC nutrition

Find links to Minnesota Indian Tribes for more information about health-related services in Anishinaabe (Chippewa or Ojibwe) reservations and Dakota (Sioux) communities.

Local early education programs
Find contact information on the left hand side of the Early Learning web page for these early education programs:

  • Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)
  • Early Childhood Screening
  • Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)
  • School Readiness
  • Head Start and Early Head Start

Local social service programs

Resources for Minnesota Families with Children brochure (DHS) (PDF)

Search for county, tribe and regional offices.


Child development and referral
For basic early childhood development information and referral for concerns, refer to Minnesota's Help Me Grow.

To find quality child care in Minnesota, refer to Child Care Aware of Minnesota.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Updated Tuesday, 02-Jun-2020 17:33:14 CDT