The Child Care Initiative of the SCDRC has established as a matter of policy: wage earners must be confident their children are responsibly tended to by qualified and licensed personnel.


Counseling, financial and technical assistance to ensure operational viability is the intent of the Initiative. Our partners are First Children’s Fund, Child Care Aware, Bank of North Dakota, Bank Forward and the US Department of Agriculture.

If you would like to participate in the Childcare Initiative, please complete the applications below and return them to our office (SCDRC, PO Box 903, Jamestown ND 58402). If you have any questions regarding your application, please call 701-952-8060.

Childcare Initiative Team Meeting

Program Applications

In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:  USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6381 (TDD).

Childcare Initiative