District Emergency Care

  • Update March 30, 2020:

    It is critical that schools provide essential support to those families serving as emergency workers. The school district began offering the District Emergency Care program to support emergency care needs of Tier I emergency workers, Mar. 23. 

    The District Emergency Care program will be available to Tier II emergency workers beginning Monday, April 6:

    • Please allow up to two business days for our team to confirm and process your request. 
    • When registering, please do not select any days of care prior to April 6, as they will be removed from your request.

     

    Follow the directions on the right side of this webpage to apply for District Emergency Care. 


    The District Emergency Care program is open to children in kindergarten through age 12.
    Care during school-day hours is free of charge to eligible families. Before- and after-school care will be available to families at an additional charge:

    • Before-school care (6:30 a.m. - school start time): $10.35/day
    • After-school care (school end time - 6 p.m.): $8.75/day


    Children should enroll in District Emergency Care at their home school.


    Transportation

    The District Emergency Care program can only provide transportation for your child's assigned attendance area. Transportation will be available for families as early as Monday, April 13. The transportation department will be in contact with families utilizing school day District Emergency Care with information about routes.

    If your family enrolls in before- or after-school care, parents/guardians must provide transportation.

     

    Update: March 20, 2020

    District Emergency Care requests are being reviewed and confirmations are being sent daily from communityed@ahschools.us. If you requested care, please check your email inbox for confirmation details.

    If you already requested care and haven't received a confirmation email, please email communityed@ahschools.us.

     

    At this time, Anoka-Hennepin Schools is able to support Tier I Emergency Workers identified by the state of Minnesota.

     

    Update 5:10 p.m., March 17, 2020:

    It is critical that schools provide essential support to those families serving as medical support and emergency first responders. The school district is now offering a District Emergency Care program to support emergency care needs of emergency workers. View the list of eligible emergency workers.

    Care during school-day hours is free of charge to eligible families. Before- and after-school care will be available to families at an additional charge:

    • Before-school care (6:30 a.m. - school start time): $10.35/day
    • After-school care (school end time - 6 p.m.): $8.75/day

    If your family meets the criteria prescribed by the Minnesota Department of Education, please request District Emergency Care:

     

    1. Please set up an Eleyo registration account to confirm District Emergency Care.

    2. Confirm your registration and provide additional information about your family/child.


     

    Transportation
    The first week of District Emergency Care, transportation will not be available. Familes who have confirmed their registration will receive more information about future bus routes from the Anoka-Hennepin Schools transportation department.

    Meals
    Breakfast and lunch will be provided at all sites free of charge. If your child has food allergies, we will be able to accommodate families after the first week of District Emergency Care. Students with food allergies should bring their own cold breakfast, lunch and snack from home Monday, Mar. 23-Friday, Mar. 27.

    Students enrolled in after-school care will be provided an afternoon snack.

     

    Update 4:30 p.m., March 16, 2020:

    The state order directs the district to provide child care services to families of school-age children for health care workers and emergency personnel. Emergency child care will be offered for children in kindergarten up to age 12 who qualify at no cost starting Monday, March 23 and continuing through Friday, March 27.

     

    Update March 15, 2020:

    Anoka-Hennepin will provide additional information regarding what this temporary closure means to staff, families and community members by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 16. Consider the following:  

     

    • Students and staff in Anoka-Hennepin are currently on spring break. This order essentially extends the Anoka-Hennepin spring break for one week to allow for planning.

    • Anoka-Hennepin will create and share a plan for continuity of education and essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. This plan will include additional information on distance learning and responsibilities of school employees.

    • This order will be put into effect in Anoka-Hennepin Schools immediately. 
Last Modified on April 6, 2020