Highlights of Policy Changes

The following policy changes are effective 3/1/19 and are paid for with increased federal child care funding.  The goal of these changes is to expand the number of high quality early educational opportunities for low income children and support family financial stability by increasing access to child care subsidies and decreasing copayments. Oklahoma Early Childhood […]

Appendix C-4 Overview

Effective March, 1 2019 the DHS Appendix C-4 will be revised to include the following changes recommended by the Federal Government:   1. Income Eligibility set at the federal maximum (85% of SMI) This will eliminate separate entry and exit thresholds and the graduated phase out. 2. Remove number of children in care as a […]

Child Care Subsidy Policy Changes

The reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) by Congress represents a historic re-envisioning of the child care program.