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Child Care Financial Assistance Program

July 21, 2003 | In Work/Life


Child Care Financial Assistance Program

Child Care Financial Assistance Program (FAP)

The Child Care Financial Assistance Program, developed and funded
through the Chancellor’s Child Care Advisory Committee, strives to
assist UNC-Chapel Hill employees and students in affording quality child
care. UNC-Chapel Hill contracts with Child Care Services Association
(CCSA) to administer the program, with the Employee Services Department
serving as the University’s liaison to CCSA.


Household Income
– Gross household income must be less than $30,000 per year

Employment/Academic Status
– Permanent UNC-Chapel Hill employees (30+ hours/week)
– Students currently enrolled full-time at UNC-Chapel Hill
– Or, some combination of parents or legal guardian being
either a student and/or employee

Eligible Child Care
– Assistance is limited to 1 full-time equivalent (FTE)
of child care per full-time employee/student
1 FTE = 1 full-day child care program
1/2 FTE = after-school program or 1/2-day preschool program

Other Subsidy Programs
– CCSA will assist UNC-Chapel Hill families in finding
the appropriate available funding source from a variety
of assistance programs

Employee/Student Responsibilities
– The employee/student will pay a portion of the child care
costs based upon the employee/student’s income. The
remaining portion will be paid by CCSA/UNC-Chapel Hill
directly to the designated child care provider

For More Information
– Contact Child Care Services Association at 403-6950
or the Employee Services Department at 962-1483.
– http://www.hr.unc.edu/es/fap.htm

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