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Guidelines

  • The following principles will consistently be used in decision making around the implementation of the MI Tri-Share pilot program:

    • Choice of provider(s) will be made by the employee.
    • Limit the burden to employers and providers in determining employee eligibility by requiring Hubs to determine eligibility.
    • Help ALICE population (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) eliminate barriers to employment.
  • The MI Tri-Share Child Care Program (Tri-Share), in its pilot phase, is an innovative approach to increasing access to high quality, affordable child care for working families, with the cost of child care shared by an employer, the employee and the State of Michigan. In all cases, child care costs must be divided equally between the employer, employee and the State.