NC uses a variety of federal, state and local funds to provide subsidized child day care. Our goal is to provide this assistance to a large number of eligible families. Child daycare assistance operates in child care arrangements (schools, homes, centers). These arrangements must be approved to receive child care subsidies. Parents choose their child's placement.
To be eligible for child daycare assistance, families must:
Countable and non-countable income determines family assistance for child daycare. All families who are income eligible for child daycare assistance must pay a portion of the cost. Household size and income determine parent fees.
Social Services does not always have funding to serve all families who apply for daycare. These families get placed on a waiting list until funding becomes available. Children get placed on the waiting list based on:
Call 704-920-1400 for an accurate assessment of family eligibility
Child Care Resources
Cabarrus Partnership for Children
Child Development and Early Education NC Division