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Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend (WFSCB) receives funding from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide subsidized child care services for low-income families within its 11-County region (Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio counties). This funding makes it possible for parents to maintain jobs or attend school or participate in training activities which enable them to enhance their quality of life and the lives of their children.

This program provides support to families in our communities who are working towards improving their quality of life.  This program builds the workforce of the future by developing the skills of children ages
0 – 12, preventing circumstances leading to abuse, and promoting health and safety.

For more information, please contact us at 361-882-7491 ext. 1932 or info@workforcesolutionscb.org.

Enrollment for Child Care Services continues to be closed!!

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend enrolls customers from its Wait List. Customers who need full-time child care services may complete a Child Care Wait List Application to have their name and contact information added to the Wait List.

As funds become available, customers on the Wait List will be contacted by Child Care staff and asked to submit the appropriate documents to determine their eligibility status.

Click Below To Download the Child Care Wait List Application (complete form, save the file and then email to info@workforcesolutionscb.org). and view the Documentation Checklist (list of required documents).

Looking For Child Care Financial Assistance?

Parents participating in the Child Care Services Program receive financial assistance to help pay for their children to attend a State licensed child care center, licensed child care home, or a listed relative child care provider. Child care services may be provided for children ranging in age from “0” to “12”.

Studies consistently show that children who receive quality care at an early age perform better overall. Moreover, parents who know their children are well-cared for are more focused and productive on the job.

To qualify, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Single-parent families must be working/training at least 25 hours per week
  • Two-parent families must be working/training at least 50 hours per week

Income Guidelines

To be eligible, families must be below the following gross income limits:

Maximum Gross Income Eligibility for Child
Care Services – Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020
Family Size Weekly Bi-Weekly Bi-Monthly Monthly
2 $871 $1,744 $1,888 $3,775
3 $1,077 $2,154 $2,332 $4,663
4 $1,282 $2,564 $2,776 $5,552
5 $1,487 $2,975 $3,220 $6,440
6 $1,692 $3,385 $3,664 $7,328

To help process your request more quickly, please bring the following on your first visit:

If Employed: At least 6 of your most recent pay stubs or self-employment records (last 3 months).
In in School/Training: Current school schedule or proof of enrollment.
Records of Other Sources of Income: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Child Support.
Documentation of Citizenship and Age: Birth Certificates or Medicaid.

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