Care 4 Kids helps low to moderate income families in Connecticut pay for child care costs. This program is sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood.
To learn more about Care 4 Kids, take a look at this website. It has information for both parents and child care providers. You can look at the site to find out how the program works, who is eligible, and more.
You can also print the forms you need to apply for the program, go to the Forms page.
Effective July 1, 2016, there will be a change to the income eligibility requirements for new applicants and existing Care 4 Kids families. Notification regarding this information has been revised. Please click on the link regarding this important notification. Program Income Changes Revised – English Program Income Changes Revised – Spanish
The Office of Early Childhood’s Quality Improvement System is offering FREE training for Care 4 Kids home-based Licensed Family Providers and Unlicensed Providers. The free training includes: CPR training, First Aid Certification, and Medication Administration. Click on “Provider Training” below for more information. English QIS Training Course flyer Spanish QIS Training Course flyer
Electronic Secure Messaging Communication available for Licensed Homes and Centers. Please click here for more information.
Provider Orientation and Training
Provider Orientations are mandatory training for all home based Care 4 Kids providers. There are also a variety of trainings offered through the Office of Early Childhood Quality Improvement System.Register
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Search for Child Care
2-1-1 Child Care is a service to help match requests of parents with providers and programs. Find Child Care at www.211childcare.orgVisit 2-1-1 Child Care
Phone: 1-888-214-KIDS (5437)
1344 Silas Deane Highway 3rd Floor
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
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