Income Eligible Childcare Subsidies
Childcare subsidies help parents/guardians who are striving to be self-sufficient by giving them choices in childcare arrangements and by helping them pay for quality childcare. Childcare subsidies are provided to individuals to:
- Assist them in transitioning from temporary assistance to employment.
- Support children while their parent/guardian participates in drug, alcohol or mental health services.
- Assist low income working families maintain employment by paying a portion of child care costs.
Families with adults who are working, but are earning lower incomes, might qualify for a daycare subsidy. Families with income levels falling within a specific range are eligible.
More details regarding day care assistance can be found here: What You Should Know
To apply for a childcare subsidy please review this letter for instructions regarding what additional information/documentation you must gather and then click on the “Child Care Application” link below or call the Department of Social services at 315-946-4881 to request a Child Care Application packet.
6025-Child Care Application
6026-Child Care Application Instructions
Wayne County Application Cover Sheet
Complete the Application and the Wayne County Cover Sheet. Then send it and the required documents to:
Department of Social Services – Childcare Unit
77 Water St.
P.O. Box 10
Lyons, NY 14489