Description: Provides day care financial assistance to enrolled Delaware Nation children under the age of 13. This program provides financial support to defray child care expense.
Deadlines:  None
  • Child(ren) must be enrolled, eligible to be enrolled, or whose parent is enrolled with a federally recognized tribe
  • Parent(s) must be working, attending college or vocational training
  • Child(ren) must be ages 0-12
  • Complete a Child Care application with supportive documentation
  • Must provide proof of employment or class schedule of school attending
  • The parent(s) must select the child care provider. The child care provider must be licensed by the state of Oklahoma and be approved or eligible to be approved by Delaware Nation
  • The parent(s) is responsible for completing and submitting an annual application to this office
  • Abide by the day and hours as specified in the day care plan for my child(ren)
  • To sign child(ren) attendance record every month
  • To never sign a blank attendance record
  • To make my co-payments on time to the child care provider
  • To make any payments to the care provider for days/hours over the agreed care plan
  • Parent/guardian MUST notify the Delaware Nation Child Care Coordinator of:
    • Change of facility or care provider
    • If child care services are no longer needed
    • Reasons for child not attending day care
    • Change of family income
    • Change in family size
    • Change of address and phone number
Required Documents:

If you fail to secure the documents listed below your file will be placed on pending status

  • Copy of CDIB’s and/or pending enrollment letter for each child and parent/guardian
  • Copy of the past month’s income to include paystubs, child support, alimony, or any other source of income
  • Copy of school and/or training schedule for parent/guardian
  • Updated immunization records for each applicant
  • Letter from DHS stating not receiving state child care assistance
  • Copy of day care provider license
Service Areas: Services are restricted to Caddo, Canadian, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Kiowa, & Oklahoma counties in southwestern Oklahoma.
Funded By: Department of Health and Human Service,  Administration for Children & Families (GRANT)