Childcare options for those eligible for emergency care will change beginning Tuesday (March 31). Families in need of child care (per State of Minnesota employment guidelines) will have the option to sign their child(ren) up for MAPS Emergency Care and ACES Wraparound Care.
MAPS Emergency Care and ACES Wraparound Care
Principals are collecting information about students attending MAPS Emergency Care or ACES Wraparound Care to help guide childcare staff on how to best support students participating in these programs.
MAPS Emergency Care continues to operate from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Monroe Elementary School, 441 Monroe Avenue, North Mankato; and Franklin Elementary School, 1000 North Broad Street, Mankato.
All families are asked to complete a new registration
for MAPS Emergency Care and ACES Wraparound Care online. Families will be notified once approved and provided a start day for child care. Families who have already received care from either program, will be contacted directly by staff.
Families that qualify for MAPS Emergency Care may use the service at no cost and are eligible for transportation if needed. Registrations received after 12 p.m. will be processed with a start date for child care two days later. Breakfast and lunch will be provided
Families in need of care outside of MAPS Emergency care hours may register for ACES Wraparound Care program available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday at Monroe Elementary School, 441 Monroe Avenue, North Mankato; and Franklin Elementary School, 1000 North Broad Street, Mankato. Flat rate is $18 per child, per day.
Based on guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health, new screening protocols have gone into effect at MAPS Emergency Care and ACES Wraparound Care. Children will have their temperature taken and a brief health survey will also be administered daily. This helps ensure everyone’s health and safety.