Tips for Affordable Childcare

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UC Early Learning Center

The UC Early Learning Center is a separate, not-for-profit organization that serves the children of University of Cincinnati students, faculty, and the community. They are responsible to the needs of student parents attempting to complete college degrees and provide childcare scholarships to help defray costs for many low-income student parents. Business Hours: M-F: 7AM-6PM
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Hamilton County Job & Family Services

Oversees Medicaid programs. Helps ensure that child support is received by identifying paternity, establishing child support orders, and enforcing spousal support. Partially covers the cost of childcare for eligible low to moderate income families: parents can choose from nearly 1500 providers and centers to find one that meets their specific needs. Ohio Direction Card, supplemental nutrition assistance program, food assistance
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MOMentum Network

The MOMentum Network is a collaborative community that provides connection, guidance and community. We offer a free membership that includes resources and referrals to any single or pregnant mom on campus living in the Greater Chattanooga area and attending UTC, Chattanooga State or other public or private college. Our MPower Course is a 12 week course is open to members
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Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware® is the nation’s most respected hub of information for parents and child care providers. A program of Child Care Aware® of America, Child Care Aware® helps families learn more about the elements of quality child care and how to locate programs in their communities. Child Care Aware® also provides child care providers with access to resources for
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ChildcareCenter.us

ChildcareCenter.us is the foremost destination online for qualified, family-friendly childcare centers across the United States. They are the largest directory for childcare services in the nation, with over 250,000 childcare centers, home daycare providers, nannies, and babysitters to give you the best choices possible for your child’s care.
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Child Care and Development Fund

The Child Care and Development Fund, a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides child care grants each year to state, tribal, and U.S. territory governments to assist low-income families. The program uses vouchers and provider contracts to provide subsidized child care to eligible families, which include parents and the primary caregivers of children 12 years
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Head Start

The Head Start Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provides grants to local private, nonprofit and public agencies to provide child care services to low-income families. Local Head Start programs are authorized to accept a certain percentage of children whose family incomes are above the poverty level and, under certain conditions, pregnant women. HHS
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Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a child development program for low-income families. Each Early Head Start program is responsible for determining its’ own eligibility criteria. Family income is one key factor in determining eligibility. The federal poverty guidelines (http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/) are used to evaluate family income. Early Head Start programs may elect to target their services to a particular population to best
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Care.com

Care.com is the world’s largest online destination for care. We connect families with great caregivers and caring companies to help you be there for the ones you love. Care.com provides a database for caregivers (e.g. babysitters, nannies, daycare centers). On this website, parents can post the job (including descriptions of your needs for child care, age of your child, any
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