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Workforce Solutions North Texas Child Care

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Workforce Solutions North Texas Child Care program provides subsidized child care to eligible families who are working, attending school, or participating in a training program.  Services are available throughout the area served, which includes the following counties:  Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Jack, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young. 

 

Families must meet certain eligibility criteria to qualify for child care assistance.  Examples include receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and participating in the Choices program, having a low income, attending work or training a specified number of hours per week   The children must be citizens of the United States of America.  Eligibility screening can be completed in a telephone call but proof of citizenship, verification of employment/income, or school attendance will be required prior to receiving services.

 

Parents interested in applying for child care services can call Workforce Solutions North Texas Child Care at (940) 723-8774 or toll free at 1-800-232-8359 or apply in person at the office located at 4309 Jacksboro Hwy., Suite 230, Wichita Falls.

 

How to become a child care provider :

Any licensed or registered provider of child care in Texas may apply to become a provider.  The requirements for a provider include:

  • A current license from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services for a licensed child care center, a licensed child care home, or a registered child care home.
  • Must not be on a corrective or adverse action or corrective denial with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Must sign a Child Care Services Provider Agreement
  • Must agree to abide by the terms of the provider agreement
  • Must agree to follow the procedures outlined in the Child Care Services Provider Manual
  • Must follow the requirements regarding liability insurance stipulated by the Texas Department of Family and Regulatory Services
 

Additional information on becoming a provider is available by calling 940 723-8774 or 1-800-232-8359.