Adult Foster Care Licensing

Hubbard County Human Services assists clients who wish to provide Foster Care services to adults in the community.  A licensing social worker provides coordination services to prospective Foster Caregivers. The licensing process includes a criminal background study, home safety and fire checks, and letters of reference.

Child Care Licensing

The Child Care licensing program provides assistance to Hubbard County residents 18 years of age and older wishing to become licensed to provide child care in their home. The licensing process includes fire and safety inspections of the home, a criminal background study, the discussion of State licensing guidelines and the understanding of MN Statute Rule 2 9502. For more information, contact Hubbard County Human Services licensing worker Leeza Branstrom at 218-732-2406.

Variance Policy
Variance Request
Notice for Parents
Weekly Attendance Schedule

Hubbard County Licensed Child Care Provider List

Child Foster Care Licensing

Foster parents provide a stable and loving home for children who are in need of temporary care. The licensing social worker assists the prospective foster parents by coordinating the licensing process, which includes a criminal background study, home safety and fire checks, and letters of reference.

Adoption and Child Foster Care Application
Adoption and Foster Care Individual Fact Sheet for household members age 18 and over.
Background Data Collection Form for household members age 13 and over.

Links for Initial Training:
Introduction to Children's Mental Health

Normalcy & Reasonable & Prudent Parenting Standard

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

SUIDS/AHT (Sudden & Unexplained Infant Death/Abusive Head Trauma)


Adoption Services

Hubbard County Human Services provides adoptive placement services to children who are in need of adoptive homes through the use of the State Adoption Exchange.

MN Adoption Exchange