How to Apply

Application Process

Families can apply for child care assistance in one of two ways:

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 this online form.

CC Application Form

Special Programs & One-Time Assistance Opportunities

Job Search Child Care Assistance

From July 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022, the Child Care Services (CCS) program is extended to qualifying Texans who are actively looking for employment. Families needing child care to search for work or who are working less than the required hours, may be eligible to receive 3 months of child care assistance. Apply using the child care application above.

Assistance for Service Industry Workers

A new, one-time program is available for eligible workers in the service industry to receive 12 months of care with Child Care Services (CCS) providers at no cost. Individuals who meet income guidelines and are working in qualifying service industries, such as: food service, retail or arts and entertainment who are working at least 25 hours per week and need child care to maintain employment may be eligible to apply. Help with care is first come, first served.


Family SizeMaximum Monthly Income
2$3,629
3$4,483
4$5,337
5$6,191
6$7,045
7$7,205


Application Instructions

Complete the online application form to the right or download the PDF application, complete, and submit via email or fax to (325) 795-4369.

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