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The Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to eligible low-income families who need child care benefits for children from birth to age 12 or children with additional care needs under the age of 19. If you are eligible, a portion of the total child care cost will be paid directly to the provider. You will be required to pay a portion of the child care costs to the provider based on family size and income.
Families living in Jefferson County, meeting the program income guidelines who are:
Will be exempt from placement on the wait list. If you meet the criteria above, there are two ways to apply:
are accepted at the Laramie Building (3500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO):
using the PEAK application
For more information or to learn about additional CCAP requirements please call 303-271-4484.
First you must meet the following criteria to be on the wait list:
Submit the completed Wait List Screening Form by:
We will contact you by mail of your status on the wait list. When space is available, you will be notified by mail regarding next steps.
We appreciate your continued patience. Please know we are doing all we can to bring additional families into the program. For support with other daily expenses, these websites will connect you to possible medical, cash, and food benefits dependent upon eligibility:
Here are documents you will need to access and manage your childcare benefits:
Decide the type of care best for your family. Visit Qualistar.org to find quality child care. Learn about your options, visit and ask questions, then take a closer look. Not all providers are the same and some hold additional certifications and credentials. Please note, CCAP availability varies with each provider. Check any licensing history for licensed or registered childcare providers by visiting http://www.colorado.gov/apps/jboss/cdhs/childcare/lookup/index.jsf.
Questions? Call 303-271-4484.
For more information visit the Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance web page.
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