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General Information

Workforce Solutions subsidizes the cost of child care services for eligible families in Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy counties through the administration of the Child Care Services (CCS) program. Child Care providers should be aware that the families they serve may be eligible for this assistance.

As a provider, you may receive this funding for the services you provide by becoming an authorized child care provider with Workforce Solutions. After receiving authorization the CCS parents record attendance daily by using the Child Care Attendance Automation (CCAA) system.  Providers will then receive payment, on attendance properly reported, either monthly or bimonthly.

If you are interested in becoming a Workforce Solutions authorized child care provider, please contact Sandra Solis by phone at (956) 928-5000 or by e-mail at sandra.solis @ wfsolutions.org.

For information on Child Care Licensing, Standards & Regulations, visit the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services website.

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) website also provides valuable information, including information on becoming an accredited provider (such as a Texas Rising Star Provider).

Child Care Provider Lists

 

 

Child Care Provider Forms & Logs

The forms below are only for Licensed Centers and Homes, and Registered Homes:

CCS Authorization (English)

CCS Authorization (Spanish)

Late Co-Pay Tracking Log

Child Care Log for Three Consecutive Absences/Parent Refusing to Record

Child Care Reporting Log for Incorrect CCAA Referral

Provider Reporting Log for POS Machine Problems

Provider Links & Contact Information

Do you need new ideas for providing technical assistance?

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing (CCL) is pleased to announce the availability of new free online training and technical assistance materials for child care providers! With funding provided by the Texas Workforce Commission, CCL contracted with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to develop 12 new online Health and Safety courses, 24 technical assistance documents, and multi-media resources for providers and child care licensing staff. All of the courses and materials are consistent with current Minimum Standards and also offer best practice guidance for our providers.

All online courses and training materials are available to the public on the Child Care Training page. The links below take you directly to the list of courses and materials that you can use to augment and support your TA discussions with providers. The online courses are available in English and Spanish, and the technical assistance materials are available in Vietnamese as well. These new resources are in addition to the training added in February 2015 related to the inclusion of infants and toddlers with special needs in child care settings.

Fax numbers for Child Care Providers:

Provider Assistance:
1-866-867-8264

WFS Mission Office:
1-866-580-6089

WFS Weslaco Office:
1-866-890-5452

Finance (CCS Billing):
956-926-4801

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Forms & Logs

The forms are only for Licensed Centers and Homes, and Registered Homes.