Need Help With the Cost of Child Care?

 Applying for Child Care Services? Please click the link below to complete a child care assistance application. If you have any challenges using the system, please contact any of our offices so we can assist you. We look forward to serving you in a more efficient and family - friendly way! 

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 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 4 weekly pay stubs, last 2 pay stubs if paid bi-weekly or semi-monthly, or last pay stub if paid 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 statement from physician and SS award letter

There are multiple ways you may be eligible to receive financial assistance with quality child care. Please contact us at 321-637-7272 for additional services.