Increase enrollment in your Home Daycare or Childcare Center
Increase enrollment in your Homedaycare or Childcare Center by informing parents how they maybe eligible for Financial Assistance with Childcare Costs!!
The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) Program provides financial assistance with child care costs to eligible working families in Maryland. The program is managed through a centralized vendor -- Child Care Subsidy Central (CCS Central).
For Families To be eligible for the CCS Program, they must be:
Help is offered to customers who qualify based on income and need, as defined by the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR 13A.14.06). Just start with completing the application and returning it to CCS Central at 1-866-243-8796. Complete all items and include copies of the required documents. Once recieved and reviewed CCS Central will contact the family. A voucher is issued to families if eligible and funds are available.
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) pays for center care, family child care, and informal care. CCS Central staff can explain the different types of care, voucher, subsidy and copayments, if you call 1-866-243-8796.
On the application, please make note of the Date of Birth and Contact Phone Number you enter in Section 2.
Families can use this information to access their case details on the automated phone menu at CCS Central. To complete the application families MUST send in the information listed for all household members. This includes the parent, and your spouse or your child’s other parent living in your household.
Most recent four (4) weeks of consecutive pay stubs
Proof of identity (i.e. driver’s license, birth certificate, government issued identification, etc.)
Proof of approved activity (i.e. work, school or job training)
Proof of all other income
Proof of child support cooperation or payment
Proof of address (i.e. utility bill, lease, etc.) If you have questions about the application or documents, please call CCS Central at 1-866-243-8796. Sincerely, CCS Central 1-866-243-8796