Child Care Assistance

Function
Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas administers funding through Child Care Services (CCS) to help parents pay for child care while they work, go to school, or participate in job training in order to become self-sufficient. Those eligible for child care assistance may include:
  • Parents with low incomes who need help paying for child care so they can continue to work or attend training
  • Parents who are receiving public assistance
    • This includes Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formerly Food Stamps, Social Security survivor benefits for their child, etc.
  • Parents who have recently stopped receiving TANF benefits because of earned income
  • Parents in job training programs through the Workforce Center
  • Teen parents from low-income families who need child care to attend school
  • Parents with low incomes who have children with disabilities
Options
With CCS, parents choose who will care for their children. Options include licensed child care centers, licensed child care homes, registered child care homes, or relatives. CCS assists parents in identifying their needs and determining the child care option that is right for them.

Eligibility
To determine if you may be eligible for child care assistance, please visit Are You Eligible.

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