Stipends Available for Child Care Providers

Quality Start OC is providing stipends to eligible child care providers that are currently open and serving children ages birth to 5.

Responses are due by June 1, 2020, as the funding must be disbursed by June 30.

Click here to view the application.

Child care centers and family child care homes in Orange County that are providing care during this COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to apply. One application per center or family child care home will be accepted. Agencies should apply once for each eligible site.

The stipends will be approximately $500 per program; the exact amount depends upon the number of eligible applicants.