WHAT IS CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE?
How does DHS help me pay for child care?
The Department of Human Services will pay your licensed and contracted
child care provider directly for child care while you work or attend
school. You might pay a portion of child care costs based on your
Do I have to be on welfare to qualify?
No. Child care assistance helps to keep families off welfare.
What does my income have to be?
Families earning as much as $2400/month with one child in care,
$2900/month with two children, and $3600/month with three or more children
What ages do my children have to be?
Infant to age 13 may qualify. Children with disabilities may qualify
up to age 19.
How do I apply for child care
Click here for more information.