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Best Beginnings Child Care Scholarship Updates

The Best Beginnings Scholarship is updating to align with the policies in House Bill 648. New Policies Effective 7/1/2023:

Eligibility, Sliding Fee Scale & Monthly Copayment:

  • Income eligibility increased from 150% of the Federal Poverty Level to 185%
  • Monthly copayments are limited to a maximum of 9% of family monthly income based on household size.

Child Care Program Attendance:

  • A child must attend at least one day each month to be paid the monthly authorized amount.
  • If a child begins attendance after the first of the month, only the days the child is in attendance will be paid.

Click HERE for more information on the updated policies.