Child Care Financial Assistance
Child Care may be very costly for your family. This section gives you information about what is needed to help you access child care at a reduced price through subsidies.
Information About Financial Assistance
Subsidized child care, paid for in full or in part by the state, is available for many low and moderate income parents. Click here for more information about Child Care Subsidies that are available to families; who are eligible; and how to access them.
Do I Qualify for Financial Assistance?
To qualify for financial assistance you must meet a certain income guideline that is based on your gross income and your family size. To see if your family qualifies for subsidized child care click here.
To be eligible for financial assistance, you must also have a service need such as working, school, special needs child, disabled parent, etc.
Apply for Financial Assistance Waitlist
If you would like to apply to be placed on the Massachusetts State Centralized Waitlist for an income eligible subsidy, please complete and return a Family Profile to Child Care Choices of Boston, 105 Chauncy St., Boston, MA 02111. You can also call our parent line at 617-348-6641.
Financial Assistance Policies and Forms
- The attached is a form outlining reporting requirements of families receiving subsidized financial assistance.
- The attached is a document regarding Attendance that all families accessing child care must sign. www.eec.state.ma.us/docs/IEAttendanceNotificationAgreement.pdf
- To view the Department of Early Education and Care subsidized policies in their entirety, click: www.eec.state.ma.us/kr_subsidy_IE.aspx
- For Voucher Parents: Accessing and maintaining your financial assistance is very important. The attached lists the responsibilities of a parent who receives financial assistance child care.