Applying for Child Care

Child Care Services are provided on a first-come, first serve basis to families that have applied and met eligibility requirements.  The number of children we can help provide child care to is limited by funding, but we maintain a waiting list so that we can ensure that all available funding is spent.

Child Care Services (CCS) is a supportive program of Workforce Solutions of the Concho Valley. In order to receive assistance families must meet federal, state and local guidelines. Please review the information below to see if you may be eligible to be placed on our wait list to receive child care assistance.

Work / Training Guidelines


Families may be eligible for assistance with child care expenses if you work, go to school or are enrolled in a vocational program for a minimum of 25 hours per week for a single-parent home and 50 hours per week for a 2-parent home.

Income Guidelines


In addition to working or being in training, the family’s income must be less than that shown below. NOTE: Guideline subject to change based on funding limitations.
 
Family Size
Gross Monthly Income
1
$1,508
2
$2,030
3
$2,552
4
$3,075
5
$3,597
6
$4,120
7
$4,643
8
$5,165


Residency Requirements


Financial aid for child care is available to families throughout Texas, although eligibility guidelines may differ depending on where you reside. Workforce Solutions of the Concho Valley serves the following counties:
  • Coke
  • Concho
  • Crockett
  • Irion
  • Kimble
  • Mason
  • McCulloch
  • Menard
  • Reagan
  • Schleicher
  • Sterling
  • Sutton
  • Tom Green
If you do not live in one of the counties listed above, go to TWC website to find the child care services office for your area or call 2-1-1.

Applying for Child Care Assistance 

If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply for child care assistance please complete the following prescreening form and submit to CCS. 
OR
To speak to a child care specialist please call 1-800-996-7589 or 325-653-2321.

Common Documents

The following are some of the documents we may ask you to provide in order to complete your aplication for assistance:   

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal immigrant status for each child on whose behalf you request our help with child care expenses (birth certificate, alien registration card I-551, etc.)
  • Proof of income for all working household members, including name, address, and phone number of the employer, work hours/days, rate and schedule of pay 
  • Proof of your current school hours and registration that includes documentation of your degree plan (if pursuing one) and your credit/clock hours if you are going to school

 

Child Care Prescreening Form

The Child Care Assistance Program helps low income families who are working or attending training or education programs. Funding for child care assistance comes from federal programs, which require us to collect information on all aspects of your household income, the family members in your household, and all work or training activities for each adult living in your home.   

The questions on the form below will determine whether you are eligible to get on the wait-list for child care assistance. Please complete the form and submit it to our office. If you have questions about the process or need help completing the prescreening form, please contact a child care specialist at 1-800-996-7589 or 325-653-2321.
 
 Prescreening Form