Do you need Help with child care expenses
If you are looking for help to pay child care expenses, or if you need help figuring out how to care for and educate your young child, Child Care Works can help.
The subsidized child care program helps low-income families pay their child care fees. The state and federal governments fund this program, which is managed by the Child Care Information Services (CCIS) office
For more information, call the Child Care Works helpline at 1-877-4-PA-KIDS. You can find child care providers near your home or workplace using by clicking here CCIS
The CCIS will pay a part of your child care cost. This is called a subsidy payment.
You will pay a part of the cost. This is called the family co-pay.
The subsidy payment and the family co-pay go directly to the child care program.
Can my provider give medications to my child?
The center or home provider is not required to administer medication. However, if your provider chooses to administer medication, there are guidelines in the rules that must be followed for licensed child care providers. Click here for details.
What will my provider do in an emergency if I cannot be reached?
The provider is required to obtain emergency contact information at the time of enrollment. The provider will typically try to contact the parent first, and if the parent cannot be reached, the persons listed as the emergency contacts will be called. You should review your emergency contacts periodically to ensure your provider has updated information.