Parents who are employed, in school or participating to meet the requirements of the Ohio Works First (OWF cash assistance) or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can apply for help to pay for their child care in English or Ukrainian in the county where they live by contacting the County Department of Job and Family Services (CDJFS):
Dyvosvit School and Childcare is a a licensed program that can provide a caretaker and child with regulated, quality care through state and federal requirements monitored by ODJFS for compliance. This include health and safety, staff Professional Development training, CPR and First Aid, background checks, and additional monitoring inspections, as needed.
In addition, children will receive additional early learning supports through the participation of Dyvosvit School and Childcare in Ohio’s 5-star Quality Rating and Improvement System, Step Up To Quality. Step Up To Quality recognizes learning and development programs that exceed licensing health and safety standards, family and community engagement, health promotion, staff professional development, and child development standards.
If you are approved for Publicly Funded Child Care, you may still be required to pay for part of your child care, called co-payment. The amount you pay is based on your income, family size and how many children that you have in child care. You can get more information about the child care program from the your County Department of Job and Family Services (CDJFS).
If you are certified for Publicly Funded Childcare and want to make changes to it, you may do it by filling out one of the forms for your County Department of Job and Family Services (CDJFS):