Programs and services
It is important to know that your child is well cared for while you are at work or going to school. Minnesota's Child Care Assistance Programs (CCAP) can help make quality child care affordable for eligible families. There are options for families receiving public assistance through the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) or the Diversionary Work Program (DWP) and other income-eligible families.
Families who are currently in the MFIP or DWP programs qualify for:
Families who have been in MFIP or DWP in the past year may qualify for:
Families who have not participated in MFIP or DWP in the past year may qualify for:
- The Basic Sliding Fee child care program. You must meet income limits to qualify for help. In some Minnesota counties, there is a waiting list (PDF) for families.