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Scholarship, Grant and Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities For Child Care

Families may receive tuition assistance for their child care expenses from several Federal, state or local agencies. Here is a list of agencies that provide assistance and how to apply for them:

Agency

How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

Head Start Extended Care
(Federal program based on income)

How to Apply - Fill out Pre-Enrollment Screening Application at Early LCC or online at www.michiganpreschool.org.

Questions? E-mail lcc-earlylcc@lcc.edu.

Two Requirements: Income - PDF file See attached Chart
Age - Age Eligibility for 2015: 4 YEAR OLD - 9/2/10 to 9/1/11; 3 YEAR OLD - 9/2/11 to 9/1/12

Great Start Readiness Program
(State program for 4-year-olds. Funding is pending legislative approval.)

How to Apply - Fill out Pre-Enrollment Screening Application at Early LCC or online at www.michiganpreschool.org.

Questions? E-mail lcc-earlylcc@lcc.edu.

Three Requirements: Income - PDF file See attached Chart
Age - Age eligibility for 2015: 4 YEAR OLD - 9/2/10 to 9/1/11
Risk Factor - At least one life experience that may impact success for the child.

Women's Resource Center/Returning Adult Program at LCC

The grant application and requirements are on-line at www.lcc.edu/scholarships/general/wrc/ or call them at (517) 483-1199.

Family Income Guidelines:
2 $25,000 or less
3 $27,000 or less
4 $29,000 or less
5 $31,000 or less
Each addition $2,000
See Application for further information.

The Department of Human Services
(Family information for daycare assistance.)

www.michigan.gov/dhs

Varies

Lansing Child Care Scholarship

A child care scholarship program is available to resident living in the corporate city limits of Lansing for children infant through school age.

Call Nancy at the Office for Young Children at 887-4319 (press 3) for further information. To download the application form, go to http://hd.ingham.org/Home/OfficeforYoungChildren.aspx.

The Scholarship Awards are for full time or part time at the following rates:

Full-time: $40.00 per week
Part-time: $20.00 per week

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside in the corporate city limits of Lansing
  • Use licensed child care in the corporate city limits of Lansing.
  • Must not be eligible or receiving child care assistance through DHS (the State Department of Human Services) or any other program. If you are income eligible for DHS, you will be referred to apply with them.
  • Scholarships run for a 45 week period August through June of each year

Early Learning Children's Community
601 North Washington Square
Phone: (517) 483-1100
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