Article: Child Care Assistance

Child Care Assistance

As part of their efforts to assist families during the COVID-19 pandemic, DSS is offering child care
assistance for working parents. The number of vouchers is limited based on funding availability,
and parents must meet income and other requirements to qualify.

In order to qualify, you must be currently working at least 15 hours a week or attending school
or training, and your family’s gross income must be at or below 300 percent of the federal poverty

If you have questions about these vouchers or whether you meet the eligibility criteria, please
call (800) 476-0199 or email [email protected] for assistance.
To apply, please complete the application located here: CCDF Application and email it to
[email protected]. In the email, please include your first and last name, and the best
telephone number to reach you during regular business hours.

If you need help finding available child care, please contact our Child Care Resource & Referral
Network at 1 (888) 335-1002 or go to the website after hours at and submit a
referral indicating your need to find an opening in a child care facility and someone will assist

For more information about DSS’ response to COVID-19 related to child care, please visit our child
care website at 

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