Child Care Assistance Program
The TCC Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) supports the educational success of eligible student-parents by providing access to certified, high-quality child care facilities.
By partnering with Child Care Management Services (CCMS), we're able to subsidize the cost of community-based child care services and support the participation and success of student-parents here at TCC. Initially, TCC's Child Care Assistance Program will serve approximately 125 eligible student-parents annually.
Funding for the CCAP is made possible through the Department of Education.
If you're eligible for this program, you can:
- Receive financial support for child care assistance
- Connect with accredited, high-quality educational child care services
- Get personalized coaching and support
- Engage in a learning community with other student-parents
- Access information and networks for institutional and community resources
To be eligible for the CCAP, you must:
- Have successfully completed at least 9 college credit hours
- Be Pell Grant eligible (whether receiving Pell Grant funding or not)
- Enroll in at least 9 credit hours per semester at TCC
- Be enrolled in a Level I or Level II certificate program, or an associate degree program
- Maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
- Be in good standing with TCC (with your conduct, as well as academically and financially)
- Agree to attend family enrichment workshops
- Agree to meet with the program coordinator 3 times per term
Priority funding will be given if you meet any of the following criteria:
- Teenaged parent
- Homeless parent
- Qualified veteran and spouse
- Foster youth parent
- Parent of a child(ren) with a disability
- Family that participates in Choices, TANF, and/or SNAP
Frequently Asked Questions
Apply for the Program
The deadline to apply for Summer 2020 has been extended to May 24 at 11:59 p.m. Complete the Summer 2020 online application for the TCC Child Care Assistance Program.
TCC Child Care Assistance Program
Updated May 18, 2020