State/County Funding

More Child Care Financial Assistance Options

Child Tax Credit

Find out if you are eligible to claim the Child and Dependent Care credit.

Child Care Aware America

Fee Assistance and Respite Child Care Programs for military families.

Human Resource Department where you or your spouse is employed

Talk with the Human Resource Department where you work. Ask if the employer offers a flexible spending account and if child care is included. If so, you can have your child care expenses deducted from your paycheck before taxes.

Community Groups

Some community groups offer scholarships or reduced fees for income eligible members. Check your faith community, child care centers, neighborhood centers and your school or parent/teacher organization.