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Child Care Bridge Fund

Are you on the Child Care Assistance (CCA/CCG) wait list and need help paying for child care? We may be able to help!

If you qualify, the Bridge Fund can help pay your childcare costs while enrolled at a participating Bridge Fund Center, until you are outreached for permanent care by CCMS.  Explore qualifications and Bridge Fund Centers below.

Currently, the Bridge Fund is able to accept applications from:

1) Dallas County families with CCG waitlist add dates of April 2017 – September 2017
2) Veteran-led families on the Dallas or Tarrant CCMS wait lists

DO I QUALIFY?

1.   Resident of Dallas County with waitlist add date of April 2017 – Sept 2017 (or) Dallas/Tarrant County United States veteran of active military service or full-time national guard who can provide documents of good standing.

3.   Female attending school full-time or working 25+ hours per week.  Two-Parent Households: minimum of 50 hours a week  (25+ hours each)

4.  At least one child aged 0-5 needing child care

5.   Currently on the waiting list for Child Care Assistance

6.   Earn less than the monthly income guidelines below

*Include ALL monies received on a monthly basis, before taxes have been taken out.

Dallas County

Bridge-Dallas

Tarrant County

Bridge-Tarrant

If you answered “YES” to each question, then you may be eligible for the Child Care Bridge Fund. Please click here for a list of participating Early Learning Centers where you can obtain a program application.