Last Updated: September 13, 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 September 12, 2018, there was a release of 1800 children from the waiting list. As of September 14, 2018, the number of children on the waiting list is 574 and the number of parents on the waiting list is 361.
View income criteria for placement on the DES Child Care Assistance Waiting List.