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Workforce Solutions Texoma
Child Care Assistance
Child Care Funding
Total Allocation: $3,056,065.00
– Discretionary: $2,610,028.00
– Matching Funds: $446,037.00
Matching Funds
Sources of “Local” Match
Donations
• Must be from a private entity
• Can not be restricted
• Can not revert back to the donor
Transfer of Public funds
• Community Development Block Grant funds may be
transferred (donated)
Certification of Public funds
• Public entities can certify funds spent on allowable child
care activities
FY2009 Local Match Sources
Local Match Agreements
$100,000.00
($50,000)
$41,184.00
($20,592)
$304,853.00
($152,426.50)
City of Sherman
State Center
Multi-board agreement
Current Enrollment
Current Enrollment
• 850 Children receiving care
• Approximately 425 families
Waitlist
• 25 children
• Approximately 12 families
Average # ending care each month
• 60 to 85 children
• Approximately 25 to 40 families
Basic Eligibility
Parent(s) must:
 Reside in Cooke, Fannin or Grayson county
 Work or attend training for an average of 25
hours per week
 Family’s total household income is below
85% of the State Median Income
State Median Income
# in Household
Average Monthly
Income
2
3
4
$2,881
$3,559
$4,236
5
6
7
$4,914
$5,592
$5,719
Household of 3
Household of 3 (single parent with 2 children)
Parent works 40 hours a week at $9.25 per hour
Average monthly wages = $1,602.10
Monthly child support =
$ 500.00
Total Household income = $ 2,102.10
Maximum household income for family of 3 = $3,559
Average monthly cost of child care:
Infant (0 to 18 months) = $542
Preschool (3 to 5 years) = $368
TOTAL COST
= $910
Household of 5
Household of 5 (two parents with 3 children)
Parent A works 35 hours a week at $9.80 per hour
Parent B works 30 hours a week at $8.50 per hour
Parent A average monthly wages = $1,485.19
Parent B average monthly wages = $1,104.15
Total Household income =
$ 2,589.34
Maximum household income for family of 5 = $4,914
Average monthly cost of child care:
Infant (0 to 18 months) = $ 542
Toddler (19 mo. to 3 yrs) = $ 476
Preschool (3 to 5 years) = $ 368
TOTAL COST
= $1,386
Requesting Assistance
www.workforcesolutionstexoma.com
Parent Share of Cost
• Most families are required to pay part of
the cost of their child care
• This “parent fee” must be a sliding scale
based on family size, income and # of
children receiving child care assistance
• The Board sets the sliding scale
Current Parent Fee Sliding Scale
Current Parent Fees
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Income = $2,102
# of children = 2
Parent Fee = $241
11% of household
income
Household of 3
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Income = $2,589
# of children = 3
Parent Fee = $322
12% of household
income
Household of 5
Proposed Parent Fee Scale
Proposed Reduction in Parent Fees
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Income = $2,102
# of children = 2
Parent Fee = $204
9% of household
income
Household of 3
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Income = $2,589
# of children = 3
Parent Fee = $267
10% of household
income
Household of 5
Similar
Child Support Paid Form
Child Support Paid Form