New Funding Program Launched by the Texas Workforce Commission

" July 7, 2021 - The Child Care Relief Fund will accept applications from eligible center and home-based child care businesses from June 11, 2021, to July 31, 2021. You should have received an email from the Texas Workforce Commission to apply if you are eligible.
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July 7, 2021 - The Texas Workforce Commission has launched a new funding program.

The Child Care Relief Fund will accept applications from eligible center and home-based child care businesses from June 11, 2021, to July 31, 2021. You should have received an email from the Texas Workforce Commission to apply if you are eligible.

To receive the Child Care Relief Fund your child care business must be:
  1. A licensed or registered child care center or home;
  2. Open and operating in Texas as of May 1, 2021; and
  3. Not currently on corrective or adverse action with Texas Health and Human Services Commission Child Care Regulation.
Also, the Texas Workforce Commission will provide FREE business coaching all year, including helping you apply for this funding.

If you have any questions or need help, please visit childcare.texas.gov.


Remember — the funding portal closes July 31, 2021, so please act soon.

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