Eligibility & Application

Requirements

You may qualify for financial assistance for child care if all of the following apply:

  • Need child care for a child under 13 years of age (or 19 years of age if disabled)
  • Child needing care lives in the household with you
  • Live in one of the following counties

    BrownCallahanColemanComanche
    Eastland FisherHaskellJones
    KentKnoxMitchellNolan
    RunnelsScurryShackelfordStephens
    StonewallTaylorThrockmorton

  • Need child care in order to participate in work, school, or training activities for at least 25 hours per week for a single parent or 50 hours per week for a two-parent family (can be met in combination between both parents)
  • Need child care in order to search for employment
  • Total gross income for your household is below the following income guidelines:

    Family SizeGross Monthly Income
    Two$4,550
    Three$5,621
    Four$6,691
    Five$7,762
    Six$8,833
    Seven$9,033
    Eight$9,234
    Nine$9,435
    Ten$9,636

    Effective: 10/1/2023

Application Process

Families can apply for child care assistance by submitting our Online Application for Child Care Services. Once your Application for Child Care Services is received, CCS will review your application and notify you in writing as to the status of your application and next steps. 

To update your name on the waiting list or report any changes that have occurred to your household since submitting your application, please call our office at 325-795-4200 or submit the Parent Report of Change form located on our Forms page.


Apply for CCS

Survey

Please take a moment to complete a survey to let us know about your most recent experience with Child Care Services.