Last Updated: March 15, 2019
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 November 13, 2018, there was a release of 1090 children from the waiting list. As of March 15, 2019, the number of children on the waiting list is 2713 and the number of parents on the waiting list is 1545.
View income criteria for placement on the DES Child Care Assistance Waiting List.