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Parent Resources

If you cannot afford child care, payment assistance is available. The resources below will help understand if you're eligible, how to apply, and how to select the right provider. Apply for Assistance and Manage Your Account Online with MI Bridges 

Check Eligibility & Apply

• Am I Eligible for Child Care Assistance? You may qualify for Michigan's Child Development and Care Program if you need child care for family preservation (treatment activity for an health or social condition), high school completion, participation in an approved activity, or employment.

• Income Eligibility Chart Use the following Income Eligibility Chart to determine if you may be income eligible.

• Apply for Child Care Assistance Find out how to apply and download the application here.

• Child Development and Care (CDC) Handbook PDF icon

Child Care Resources Quick Links
 •  Child Care Links of Interest
 •  Register to Receive Payments Electronically
 •  Immunization Information
 •  Social-Emotional Health and School Readiness - A Guide for Parents with Children Birth to Age 5
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