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.
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 Medication Administration Click here for more information. English QIS Training Course flyer Spanish QIS Training Course flyer
The 2016 Summer Parent Provider Agreement (PPA) forms are now available. Click on Forms.
Electronic Secure Messaging Communication available for Licensed Homes and Centers. Please click here for more information.
Current Licensed Family Day Care Homes and unlicensed Family, Friends and Neighbors who receive Care 4 Kids are required to attend a Care 4 Kids provider orientation by December 31, 2015, to remain an eligible provider. Please click here for registration information.
We have rolled out Online Invoicing the week of 5/23/2016 to our Licensed Child Care Centers, Licensed Group Homes and School-Operated programs. Online invoicing will be available through the existing Care 4 Kids Provider Portal. This message will be updated after the next scheduled roll out. Online Invoicing FAQ’s Spanish Online Invoicing FAQ’s View an Electronic Invoice Sample
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
Log in to set up your payment information and soon to submit your invoices.Login
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