Child Care Assistance

For parents needing help paying for child care, federal and state funding is available. There are eligibility requirements, and there may be a waiting list in some states if funds run low. Call to learn if you qualify and how to apply..

Find your state below for the appropriate Child Care Assistance Helpline.

  • Alabama (334) 242-1310
  • Alaska (800) 478-3537
  • Arizona (602) 542-1025
  • Arkansas (800) 322-8176
  • California (888) 600-4357
  • Colorado (720) 944-3666
  • Connecticut (888) 214-5437
  • Delaware (800) 372-2022
  • District of Columbia (202) 727-0284
  • Florida (866) 357-3239
  • Georgia (877) 423-4746
  • Hawaii (808) 791-2130 or (800) 746-5620
  • Idaho (877) 456-1233
  • Illinois (877) 202-4453
  • Indiana (800) 403-0864
  • Iowa (866) 448-4605
  • Kansas (888) 369-4777
  • Kentucky (800) 809-7076
  • Louisiana (888) 524-3578
  • Maine (877) 680-5866
  • Maryland (410) 767-0100
  • Massachusetts (877) 211-6277
  • Michigan (855) 275-6424
  • Minnesota (888) 291-9811
  • Mississippi (800) 877-7882
  • Missouri (800) 735-2966
  • Montana (866) 239-0458
  • Nebraska (800) 383-4278
  • Nevada (702) 629-2561
  • New Hampshire (603) 271-4242
  • New Jersey (800) 332-9227
  • New Mexico (800) 832-1321
  • New York (518) 474-9454, and (315) 435-5683
  • North Carolina (855) 327-5933, and (704) 920-1400
  • North Dakota (701) 328-2332
  • Ohio (877) 302-2347
  • Oklahoma (866) 411-1877
  • Oregon (503) 731-3100
  • Pennsylvania (877) 472-5437
  • Rhode island (401) 462-5300
  • South Carolina (877) 898-2570
  • South Dakota (605) 773-3165
  • Tennessee (615) 743-2000
  • Texas (800) 862-5252, or (512) 454-9675
  • Utah (866) 435-7414
  • Vermont (800) 649-2642
  • Virginia (855) 635-4370
  • Washington (877) 501-2233
  • West Virginia (888) 595-8290
  • Wisconsin (608) 267-3905
  • Wyoming (307) 777-6800
  • Military or Other (800) 424-2246

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