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Need Help Paying for Childcare? You May Be Eligible! 

The Virginia Department of Social Services Child Care Subsidy Program is a tool for families to help directly cover the costs of child care. 

This year, eligibility has been temporarily expanded to serve more of Virginia's families. 

Am I Eligible to Receive Assistance?

  • Income does not exceed 85% of the state median income 

  • the family includes at least one child who is five years old or younger and has not yet started kindergarten 

  • the family meets all of the income and eligibility requirements of the program. 

  • eligible for each child under the age of thirteen 

  • can receive benefits for a period of 12 months or until the family's household income exceeds 85% of the state median income. 

  • searching for a job 


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