Child Care Information Portal

Child Care Information Portal
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New Child Care Army Contact Information

Please use the following information for submitting your completed packet materials:

- General Program Questions 

Sponsor Package Submissions
- New Application Package   
- Program Re-certification  Package 
- Change Provider Request 
- Add Dependent Request 
- Provider Rate Change  

Provider Package Submissions
- New Application Package 
- Bank Change Request  
- License Update  
- Lost or Missing Checks 

INTRODUCTION

Child Care Subsidy Program Benefit Information for Federal Employees

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The cost of child care can be extremely expensive and especially difficult for families to afford. Working parents need quality child care arrangements to remain effective at work and home. If you are a parent who works during these early years, choosing a qualified child care provider is one of the most important decisions you will ever make for you and your child. Research has shown that young children who receive quality child care and early education are better prepared for school and their future.

Child Care Subsidy Programs provide financial assistance to employees for their children from birth through 12 years of age, or are disabled and under the age of 18, and are enrolled, or will be enrolled, in licensed family child care homes or center-based child care. In order to be considered a qualifying child care provider, the home or center must be licensed or, accredited and/or regulated by State and/or local authorities.

The General Services Administration (GSA) currently administers Child Care Subsidy Programs on behalf of the following agencies:

For specific information, program eligibility and application process please select the appropriate Agency from the listing above.

Authority allowing Federal Agencies to use appropriated funds to subsidize child care was first established as a pilot program by Congress in Public Law 106-58 Section 643 on September 29, 1999.Federal agencies, at their own discretion, can establish a Child Care Subsidy Program for their employees to assist with the costs of child care.