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Child Care Assistance

Student Services


Myra Sanders
The college provides child care assistance (subsidy payments) to help eligible students with child care needs.
  • Day care providers must be licensed centers or registered homes through the State of North Carolina. Applicants may choose their own childcare providers.
  • Payment is made directly to the daycare provider monthly after an invoice is received. Students are required to turn in weekly attendance sheets with instructor's signatures. Lack of proof of attendance results in loss of subsidy.
For more information about Child Care Services at CCC&TI, contact Myra Sanders at msanders@cccti.edu or call 828.726.2714. 

If you are interested in being considered for Child Care Services, please complete the Child Care Request Form and return it based on the guidelines on the bottom of the Child Care Request Form.

  1.  Eligibility Criteria    
  2.  Payment Agreement  
  3.  Related Links  

Eligibility Requirements

Due to limited funding the students with the greatest unmet need as determined by the Financial Aid Office will be the first to be served.

To be considered you must meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have been notified by the Financial Aid Office that you are financial aid eligible each academic year you are requesting childcare assistance.
  2. Must be eligible to receive Federal Financial Aid. Which includes: Federal Pell Grant, North Carolina Community College Grant and/or the North Carolina Educational Lottery Grant.
  3. Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as defined by the US Department of Education Details provided in your award e-mail, on our website, and in our catalog).
  4. Must be registered for curriculum courses and maintain at least six (6) to nine (9) credit hours of on campus courses for fall and spring for the entire semester. Should funding be available for summer semester you must be registered for a minimum of six (6) credit hours of on campus courses for the entire semester. We can only assist with daycare expenses during your daycare operational hours. If your daycare does not have evening operational hours and you are taking evening hours we will not be able to assist you with your childcare expenses. Evening courses cannot be included in the (6) to (9) seated credit hours of on campus courses.

Should you be approved for childcare assistance the payment agreement is as follows:

  1. The college can only pay $20 a day per child maximum. Any amount greater than $20.00 a day will be the student’s responsibility.
  2. The college will pay student holidays and breaks that occur during the semester.
  3. The college will not pay for the breaks that occur between semesters.
  4. The college will not pay any registration fees required by the daycare facility.
The childcare facility that you choose must be licensed or registered with the State of North Carolina or you will be ineligible for childcare assistance.

Child Care Related Links

For more information and helpful sources, consult the following:
  • Smart Start
    • Smart Start programs and services provide children under age six, access to high-quality and affordable child care, health care and other critical family services.


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