CCIS Subsidy Services

QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING SUBSIDIZED CHILD CARE

Question:
What are the general eligibility requirements?

Answer:
  • Parent/Caretaker must work at least 20 hours per week—up to 10 training hours can be included in the 20 hour work week
  • You meet the income guidelines (200% FPIG)
  • You have children less than 13 years of age
  • You must pay a portion on your child care costs (co-payment)
  • Must be a Westmoreland County resident (Note: If a Parent/Caretaker resides in a different county, they must apply in that county. )

Question:
How do I know if my family is eligible for the subsidized child care program?

Answer:
  • Call 1-800-548-2741 to receive an application packet. Then drop off, mail or fax your completed application to CCIS of Westmoreland County. Within two weeks after CCIS receives your signed, dated application, you will receive a notice advising you of the status of your application.
  • You may also apply by logging onto www.compass.state.pa.us to complete an online application.