Applying for Child Care Assistance

There are two ways to apply for child care assistance:

  1. Paper Application
    You can apply in person at your local CCIS Office or call to have an application mailed to you. Contact Info for both the Washington and Beaver Offices are available on the CCIS Homepage.
  2. Online Application
    Apply online via the COMPASS Website (See below for help).

Upon receipt of your paper or online application, the CCIS will review it and send you a missing information letter requesting additional information needed to complete your application. You will be given 30 days after submitting your application to return all requested information.

Your eligibility will be determined after all information is received. You will receive either an eligible or ineligible notice.

Additional Directions for Online Applications:

  1. Click the above link to take you to the online application.
  2. Select "Apply for Any Benefits".
  3. Click "Continue".
  4. The General Information Screen lists all the benefits you can apply for using the COMPASS Application. Choose "Next".

Follow the instructions carefully to submit your application. CCIS will receive your online application on the next business day after submission.