The Early Learning Resource Center Region 3 serves Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Indiana and Lawrence Counties. Previously CCIS, the ELRC oversees the application process for Child Care Works (CCW) which is a subsidized child care program that helps low-income and priority funded families pay a portion of their child care expenses.
Below is an explanation of how some of a family’s cost may be covered:
Not sure of providers in your area that accept CCW funding?? Click here to find them. Make sure that you select the CCW funding box when searching!
The following are the basic guidelines for eligibility,
Family Size Maximum Gross Yearly Family Income
The eligibility process has some special circumstances, please contact the ELRC offices with any questions.
PRIORITY FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR TEEN PARENTS, FAMILIES EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, FOSTER FAMILIES, AND CHILDREN ENROLLED PRE K COUNTS AND EARLY HEADSTART/HEADSTART.
Acceptable Forms of ID:
Acceptable Forms of Address Verification:
Documents to verify family composition:
Once your application is received, we will send out a missing information letter. It will tell you exactly what the ELRC needs to complete your application.
If determined eligible, you will receive a notice in the mail and a phone call when funds are available. On occasion, there is a waitlist for funding. There is no timeframe for how long we will have a waitlist or when it will occur.
If you are not eligible, you will receive a notice in the mail. If you do not understand your ineligibility, please contact our office.
There are a few ways you can apply for the CCW subsidized child care program.
Below is a list of the forms and documents you might need when applying for our program. Please read the description of each form and only use the ones that pertain to you.
NOTE: THESE ARE ONLY SOME OF THE FORMS THAT AN APPLICANT MIGHT NEED. THE ELRC MAY REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION AND REQUEST ADDITIONAL FORMS TO BE COMPLETED.
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