Child Care Assistance

The Child Care Assistance program provides financial assistance to low-income working families with child care needs.

  1. Requirements & Applications
  2. Providers


To apply for this program, several requirements must be met and include:

  • Be willing to seek child support through the Division of Child Support Enforcement for absent parent(s)
  • Families must meet income requirements
  • Must prove there is a need for the Child Care (parent/caretaker working or in school)
  • Must provide verification of employment

Apply for Program

You may apply for the program by:

  • Accessing online assistance at CommonHelp  
  • Contacting our office and requesting an application:
    Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services
    9501 Lucy Corr Circle
    Chesterfield, VA 23832
    Phone: 804-748-1100

    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Downloading an application from the Virginia Department of Social Services