Child Care Subsidy for Beaverton School District Attendance Area

Child care subsidy

Washington County has secured a grant through the federal CARES Act to provide child care subsidies to parents/guardians. The Beaverton School District will be distributing approximately $2.4 million to families who are eligible and apply for these subsidies. In other words, if you pay for child care, you could be eligible to receive money to help cover some or all of your out-of-pocket expenses.

Eligibility Requirements

Monthly Household Income    Child Care Cost per Child*    Child Care Subsidy   
 $0 – $6,250 Up to $1,415 Up to $1,415
$6,251- $9,375 Up to $1,415 Up to $715
Over $9,375 Up to $1,415 Up to $415

*Maximum assumed cost per child based on Washington County average for a child, age 0-3

  1. You are a parent or guardian who has a child (or children), age 0 (birth) to 17 years old.
  2. You live in the Beaverton School District attendance area. However, your child does not need to be enrolled in the district.
  3. Your child has been enrolled with a licensed child care provider any time after August 1, 2020 AND/OR your child will be enrolled with a licensed child care provider before December 30, 2020. Check the state’s list of licensed child care providers to verify that your child care provider is licensed.
  4. Your job qualifies you as an “essential worker” (pages 7-23). Qualifying industries include (but are not limited to) health care, public safety, education, food service, grocery, agriculture, energy, water and wastewater, hazardous waste, transportation, logistics, government, public works, communications, information technology, critical manufacturing, defense, finance and housing. If you’re unsure if your job qualifies, simply apply.

If you answered “yes” to the above questions, you may qualify for a child care subsidy up to $1415/month per child.

Beaverton will be opening the application window on October 28, 2020. To apply, visit the Child Care Subsidy website: https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/child-care-subsidy.

Jonathan Mishkin

Jonathan D. Mishkin focuses his practice on tax/trust controversy, estate planning, taxation and closely-held business advisory services with offices in Portland, Bend and West Linn. Drawing on deep experience gained inside both large accounting firms and large law firms, Mr. Mishkin capably advises and counsels individuals, families and their businesses, and trusts/trustees.

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