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