Child Care Assistance Program for Families

To support all families in accessing high quality child care, the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to low-income families while they are working or attending school.

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Do I Qualify For Child Care Assistance (CCAP)?

  • Families are eligible for CCAP if:

    • The child needing care is a US citizen or an eligible alien residing in the state of Louisiana.

    • Parents or legal guardians meet one of the following requirements:

      • Works at least 20 hours a week

      • OR attends an accredited school or a training program as a full-time student

      • OR attends an accredited school or a training program at least 20 hours a week

      • OR attends a combination of work and school

      • OR is actively seeking work

      • OR participates in a transitional living program

      •  OR receives disability income

      • OR is experiencing homelessness

    • Your household’s income before any deductions from your paycheck is less than the amount listed below for your household size (monthly gross earned and unearned income)

2 Persons - $3,939, 3 Persons - $$4,866, 4 Persons - $5,793, 5 Persons - $6,720, 6 Persons - $7,646, 7 Persons - $7,820, 8 Persons - $7,994, 9 Persons - $8,168
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CCAP Resource Guide for Families Seeking Employment or Training Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Families Seeking Employment or Training (Arabic) Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Families Seeking Employment or Training (Spanish) Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Families Seeking Employment or Training (Vietnamese) Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Homeless Families Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Homeless Families (Arabic) Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Homeless Families (Spanish) Download
CCAP Resource Guide for Homeless Families (Vietnamese) Download
Child Care Assistance Application Checklist Download
Child Care Assistance Application Checklist (Spanish) Download
Child Care Assistance Application Checklist (Vietnamese) Download
Child Care Assistance Paper Application Download
Child Care Assistance Paper Application (Spanish) Download
Child Care Assistance Paper Application (Vietnamese) Download
Child Care Assistance Report of Changes Form Download
Child Care Assistance Report of Changes Form (Spanish) Download
Child Care Assistance Report of Changes Form (Vietnamese) Download
Early Childhood Developmental Screenings Guidebook Download
Early Childhood Resource Guide for Preventing Expulsion & Suspension Download

Informational Resources for Partners

Partners interested in sharing CCAP information and resources can access our communications toolkit, with downloadable and printable materials.

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CCAP Informational Flyer Download
CCAP Informational Flyer (Spanish) Download
CCAP Social Media Graphics (English) Download
CCAP Social Media Graphics (Spanish) Download
QR Code (CCAP Application Portal) Download
QR Code (CCAP Main Landing) Download

Contact Information

CCAP Household Eligibility
P.O. Box 260037
Baton Rouge, LA 70826

Telephone: 1.877.453.2721
Fax: 225.376.6060, 225.342.3906
Email: LDEccap@la.gov


Report
Child Abuse

Toll-Free:
1-855-4LA-KIDS
(1.855.452.5437)

Report 
Possible Fraud

LDECCAPFraud@la.gov
Toll-Free: 1.877.453.2721

Report complaints about child care providers or unlicensed sites

LDELicensing@la.gov
225.342.9905