Eligibility Criteria


Financial assistance is available to families who are at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level and are employed or engaged in an educational activity a minimum of 20 hours a week. Eligibility is based on a family’s purpose for needing child care (employment, educational activities, etc.) and on a sliding fee scale that factors in household income and number of persons in the household.


When seeking eligibility there are several documents that must be provided in order to determine if you qualify.

  • Completed child care application and authorization form (referral) if applicable
  • Verification of Age for all children receiving care, such as a birth certificate, immunization record, insurance policy on the child's life, passport, certificate of arrival in the U.S.A., baptismal or religious record, military identification, or certificate of age signed by a physician.
  • Verification of residency (i.e. government document, driver's license, utility bill, pay stub, rental agreement, military order, document from shelter, letter from property owner, or affidavit of residency).
  • Verification of employment (4 weeks of recent pay).
  • Photo ID card for parent/guardian arranging child care.

Additional documentation that may be required if applicable:   

  • Verification of child support payments received (court ordered/voluntary)
  • Verification of public assistance (TANF)
  • Verification of public housing assistance
  • Verification of food stamp assistance
  • Proof of other household income


Currently receiving financially assisted School Readines services and need to re-determine your eligibility, click here for a tutorial.


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