Essential Workers and At-risk Populations Seeking Financial Assistance for Child Care
We are supporting essential workers and at-risk populations with financial assistance for child care services through June 30, 2020. Funding is provided by the Governor and California Department of Education.
Financial Assistance for child care services is available for children 0-12 years old and children 13-21 years old that are currently on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and parent confirms child care services are needed.
Family eligibility and enrollment priorities include:
1 – At-risk populations including children at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation; children eligible through Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children; families experiencing homelessness, or children of domestic violence survivors.
2 – Essential workers whose total family income does not exceed the current income eligibility threshold and are not able to work remotely. Both parents must be essential workers to qualify. Review list of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.
3 – Families with children with disabilities or special health care needs whose IEPs and IFSPs include ELC services.
4 – Essential workers listed in #2 above, whose total family income exceeds the current income eligibility threshold and are not able to work remotely.
Have questions? Please visit Frequently Asked Questions.
Micro-Grant Assistance for Low-Income Families and Licensed Child Care Providers
This micro-grant program is not currently accepting new applications.
Requests which were submitted on or before April 28, 2020 will be processed as funds allow.
We are committed to continuing to raise funds in order to provide financial support to families, essential workers, and child care providers.
If you would like to receive an invitation when additional funds become available, please complete the form available here.
San Diego children need you now more than ever.
Your donation will help us ensure local children have access to child care, food, and remote learning opportunities during these unprecedented times.
For major gifts please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for progress on the San Diego COVID-19 Children’s Fund to-date.
First 5 San Diego; Sara Jacobs
The San Diego Foundation
Anonymous Donor; Epstein Family Foundation; Gary Jacobs
Child Development Associates (In-Kind); The YMCA of San Diego County (In-Kind)
The Alpert Family Foundation; The Payne Family Foundation
4Good International Fund (c/o Catherine B.); Nghi H.; SDSU Institute for Behavioral and Community Health
ASICS Digital Team; James L; Jonathan L.; Lawrence L.; Micah A.; The Democratic Woman's Club Of San Diego County
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