Last Updated: January 16, 2018
Effective February 18, 2009, the Department began placing new applicants for child care assistance, excluding those receiving Cash Assistance or transitioning from Cash Assistance to employment and families involved in the child welfare system. On January 9, 2018, there was a release of 250 children from the waiting list. As of January 12, 2018, the number of children on the waiting list is 4,668 and the number of parents on the waiting list is 2,794.
View income criteria for placement on the DES Child Care Assistance Waiting List.