Need Help With the Cost of Child Care?

School Readiness child care funding is available to eligible families to assist them in obtaining affordable, high quality child care.


General Eligibility Requirements

  • Parent(s) or guardian(s) must be working or participating in an educational activity at least 20 hours per week
  • Gross income must be at or below 150% of the federal poverty level for family size.
    • Click here for more information regarding federal poverty level
  • Families must pay a co-payment for child care (tool tip-computer generated daily parent fee based on income) based on income and family size. There may also be additional fees billable by the child care provider chosen.
  • Preliminary documentation is required before application will be validated
    • Income Verification form (new job or paid by cash)
    • Pay Stubs( last 6 weeks or 2 months if paid semi-monthly or monthly)
    • Self employment documentation (most recent tax return or YTD  business records with invoices and receipts for expenses
    • Education documentation (enrollment verification and schedule or ELC education/training form.)
    • Social security disability documentation

There are multiple ways you may be eligible to receive financial assistance with quality child care. Please, contact our CCR&R department at 321-637-7272 for additional services.