What is it?

The child care program provides assistance to eligible parents who use child care services while they work, attend school, or attend approved work training programs.

Who is eligible?

Assistance is available for parents who are Sandusky County residents and who meet financial eligibility standards.

How does someone apply?

If you are interested in applying for child care, call (419) 332-2169 or (419) 334-3891 Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m. and request a child care application be sent to you.  In addition, Child Care applications are available from our reception desk, casemanagers, and Certified Type B child care providers. If a customer requests a Child care application to be mailed to him/her, it is mailed on the same day the request is received by the agency. We accept child care applications that are faxed, dropped off, or mailed to the agency.

If you would like to print your own application to submit to us, Child Care Application (English)Solicitud Para Beneficios de Cuidado Menores.

If Spanish is your primary language, Sandusky County DJFS has several bilingual Spanish speaking casemanagers on staff to help with the child care application process.

Program Information:

Child Care Provider Options:

There are several different types of child care providers authorized by the Sandusky County Department of Job & Family Services to provide child care. These include:

It is your choice as to which type of child care provider you use.