Do I Qualify?
Is Child Care Subsidy an Option for My Family?
To qualify for the child care subsidy program, a family needs to meet both the situational and financial criteria.
You may be eligible to receive child care assistance if one or more of the following situations apply to your family:
Most families, including those receiving Work First Family Assistance , are required to pay a percentage of their child care costs based upon their gross monthly income. The percentage is 10%, if applicable.
Using the table below, you can determine whether you may meet the financial criteria to receive child care subsidy. If you meet the financial criteria, you can estimate your child care subsidy costs.
The Initial Maximum Income Eligibility Limits for Subsidized Child Care Assistance changed on April 1, 2017.
200% Federal Poverty Level
(All children ages 0-5, and All special needs children)
133% Federal Poverty Level
(All children ages 6-12, No special needs)
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