Child Care Financial Support

Looking for help paying for child care? 

Our eligibility tool can help you find programs you may qualify for!  Information is updated annually and may have changed so check with the program directly to see if you qualify. 

Most programs have additional criteria that can be examined for qualification, even if over income in cases of disability, teen pregnancy and more.


Eligibility Guidelines/Tool

Using the tabs below, select the number of members in your household (children and adults). In most cases, unborn children are counted as a household member.

2 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$16,910 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$21,398 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$30,456 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

3 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$21,330 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$27,014 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$38,448 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

4 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$25,750 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$32,630 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$46,440 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

5 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$30,170 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$38,246 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$54,432 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

6 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$34,590 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$43,862 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$62,424 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

7 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$39,010 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$49,478 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$70,416 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

8 household members

If your annual income is less than…

$43,430 – You may be eligible for a Head Start program – Learn more & apply >>

$55,094 – You may be eligible for the Kansas Pre-K Program – Learn more & apply* >>

$78,408 – You may be eligible for Child Care Subsidy – Learn more & apply >>

* Link for Kansas Pre-K Program takes you to general information. Check with your local School District for specific information for your area.


Other ways to save:

Most links above take you to a site that is not operated by Child Start