As a family receiving subsidized care, you are responsible for:
1. Any applicable fees
You may be responsible for paying a monthly Family Fee or Program Fee. Family Fees are determined by your caseworker, whereas Program Fees are agreed upon directly between you and the child care provider. Learn more about these fees here »
2. Consistent attendance
There are strict rules concerning your child’s attendance while receiving subsidized care. If your child has too many absences (excused or unexcused), you may be terminated from receiving support. Contact your caseworker to learn more about allowed number of absences.
3. Approving and signing monthly attendance sheets
At the beginning of every month, your child care provider received an attendance sheet that she or he must fill out completely in order to receive the subsidy payment. You are required to approve and sign the attendance sheet at the end of the month. Without a signed attendance sheet, your provider cannot get paid for your child’s care.
4. Keeping in touch with your caseworker
You are responsible to notify your caseworker of any changes in your needs and circumstances. Failure to report these changes can result in termination from the subsidized care program. Contact your caseworker to find out more about what you must report and when..