Bright Futures Child Care Information System
Bright Futures Child Care Information System
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Benefits Information

Eligibility for Child Care Financial Assistance Program (CCFAP) is determined based on your family's need for child care, total gross household income (see Income Eligibility chart), and family size. Each parent/legal guardian must have one of the following service needs (reason for child care):


  • Has a job;

  • Is self-employed;

  • Is actively looking for work;

  • Is attending school or training;

  • Is participation in Reach Up activities;

  • Has special health needs and is unable to provide care for the child;




  • The child receiving services has significant health or specialized development needs; or

  • The child receiving services has an open case with the Family Services Division of the Department for Children and Families and child care is part of the safety plan;




  • The family is experiencing significant stress in areas such as shelter, safety, emotional stability, substance abuse, children's behaviors, and parenting issues.


For additional information in regards to the CCFAP, please see our Helping Families Pay for Child Care brochure.


In addition, you may be eligible for other children's programs:

  • Head Start Services: For information, please visit their website.

  • Prekindergarten / Early Education Initiative: For information, please visit the Agency of Educations website.



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