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Many families need help finding and/or paying for child care. For help with finding quality child care or for questions about child care resources in the area, please contact The Child Care Project by visiting their website or calling (603) 646-3233.
The Child Care Financial Assistance Program (CCFAP, also known as child care subsidy) is designed to help Vermont families access quality early childhood care and education. To be eligible, families must meet income guidelines and must have an accepted service need.
Income eligibility is based on gross income and household size.
1. Click here to view the current income eligibility guidelines
2. Use the CCFAP Pre-Screening Tool for an eligibility screening based on income and household size. Please note that the screening is confidential.
Click here to download an application. Please note that applications must be printed and sent to The Family Place by fax (802-649-3270) or mail (319 US Rte 5 South, Norwich, VT 05055). Please make sure that all supporting documentation is included.
The Family Place covers the following towns: Corinth, Bradford, Chelsea, Vershire, West Fairlee, Fairlee, Randolph, Tunbridge, Strafford, Thetford, Rochester, Bethel, Royalton, Sharon, Norwich, Stockbridge, Barnard, Pomfret, Hartford, Bridgewater, Woodstock, and Hartland. If you live in another town in Vermont, click here to find your local Community Child Care Support Agency.
If you live in New Hampshire, contact the NH Department of Health and Human Services in Claremont by visiting their website at (603) 542-9544.
Each primary caretaker (biological, adoptive or foster parent; legal guardian; or other personal legally responsible for a child’s welfare) in your household must have one or more of the following reasons for needing child care:
For more information, click here to view the CCFAP booklet.
319 US Rte 5 South
Norwich, Vermont 05055
52 Olcott Drive
Hartford, Vermont 05055
*Playgroups meet at the Olcott House