Becoming a child care provider with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Child Care Services (CCS) not only helps to improve the quality of life for our community, it also provides many benefits. Some of the advantages of being a CCS provider are:
- Receive training and technical assistance to deliver quality care and education,
- Receive direct payment for child care services,
- Participate in the Texas Rising Star program to enhance delivery of care and education,
- Receive inclusion services,
- Access to CCS staff to help with utilizing Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area facilities, and
- Providers receive paid holidays for CCS referred children.
Requirements of becoming a CCS provider:
- Must be licensed or registered with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) as a child care center, licensed child care home or a registered child care home, or licensed as a youth camp by the Texas Department of Health Services (DHS), or operated and monitored by the United States Military Services,
- Must be in good standing with the licensing agency,
- Must not have any outstanding audit exceptions, and
- Must sign and agree to abide by the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding and the CCS Provider Handbook.