Income Eligibility Guidelines

Monthly income before taxes is used to determine income eligibility for services. To verify if you are eligible, submit your Early Ed Connect application. If you need further assistance or have questions, contact your local eligibility office. The table below shows how much monthly income before taxes your family can have and still qualify. 

 

Child Care Assistance / On My Way Pre-K Eligibility 

Use this table to see if you might qualify for child care assistance or On My Way Pre-K, which in Indiana is provided through the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF):


Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning
Effective 03/01/2020
Income Eligibility Determination

 

 

Family cannot make over this much monthly to get onto the program. This is figured on gross income before taxes. Includes wages, SSI, TANF, unemployment and child support.

Size of Family

Maximum Monthly Gross Income (before taxes)

1

$1,350

2

$1,825

3

$2,299

4

$2,773

5

$3,247

6

$3,721

7

$4,195

8

$4,669

9

$5,144

10

$5,618

11

$6,092

12

$6,566

13

$7,040

14

$7,514

15

$7,988

 

On My Way Pre-K Limited Eligibility

If funding remains, a limited number of vouchers may be available for children who meet all these requirements:

  • Will be 4 years old by August 1, 2020
  • Is expected to start kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year
  • Who live in households with incomes up to 185% of the federal poverty level

These children must also have:

  • A parent or guardian living in the household who is working, going to school or attending job training OR
  • A parent or guardian who gets Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

If you forgot your email address or need other help with your account, contact the Brighter Futures Solution Center at solutioncenter@earlylearningindiana.org or call 1-800-299-1672.

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