Eligibility Requirements for Licensed and Registered Providers
Eligibility Requirements to become a CCS Provider
- The provider must be a regulated child care provider as defined below:
- licensed by Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS);
- registered with DFPS;
- licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services as a youth day camp; or operated and monitored by the United States military services.
- The provider cannot currently be on Corrective or Adverse Action with Child Care Licensing;
- The provider or any staff member cannot be in serious non-compliance, seriously deficient by, or debarred from either state or federal programs such as the child food and nutrition program;
- The provider agrees to accept the maximum reimbursement rates paid by Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas Child Care Services, unless the provider published rate is lower, which is the amount that will be reimbursed;
- The provider agrees to maintain documentation on CCS subsidized children for 3 years and 3 months as required by federal law.
Steps to Become a CCS Provider
- Gather the following documentation:
- A copy of your license or permit from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the Texas Department of State Health Services or United States military;
- A copy of the published rates you charge for child care for all age groups for which you provide services.
- Contact CCS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-234-9306 and set up a time to meet with a Child Development Specialist to go over requirements and gather additional information about your facility/home.
- Once all documentation has been provided, the Child Development Specialist will set up a time to meet with you via telephone or at your facility/home to go over CCS policies and sign provider paperwork.