Child Care Assistance

Apply for Assistance and Manage Your Account Online with MI BridgesIf you cannot afford child care, payment assistance is available. Apply online at michigan.gov/mibridges.  

To learn more about the assistance offered through the Child Development and Care (CDC) Program, visit our partners at Michigan Department of Education at michigan.gov/childcare to learn more about resources available to you and your child.

Parents

If you are looking for quality child care, visit Great Start to Quality for information and resources to assist you.

For more information about child care licensing, to file a complaint against a licensed child care provider or to search for inspections/investigations regarding a licensed provider, go to the Child Care Licensing Division for forms and information.

Licensed/Registered Provider Resources

If you are a licensed/registered child care provider, or wish to become one, please visit the Child Care Licensing Division website for information and resources to help you provide quality care.

To submit billing for a child receiving Child Development and Care (CDC) assistance, go to the I-billing login page.

Provider Billing and Unlicensed Provider Information

You must meet eligibility requirements to become an unlicensed provider in order to receive assistance payments for a child that you care for. Please visit the Child Development and Care (CDC) Program site for information and forms.

To submit billing for a child receiving Child Development and Care (CDC) assistance, go to the I-billing login page.