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Service Industry Recovery (SIR) Child Care

Families with at least one parent working any hours in a Service Industry may qualify for ONE YEAR of FREE child care.

Examples of jobs: gas stations, clothing stores, hotels, restaurants, bars, gyms, movie theaters, bowling centers, etc.

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ATTENTION PARENTS

Do You Work in the Service Industry?

Do You Need Child Care to Continue Working?

We May Be Able To Help!

12 Months of Child Care

$0

Cost That Parents Pay

Eligible Industries

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation: NAICS 71
Accommodation and Food Services: NAICS 72
Retail Trade:
NAICS 44 – 45

Service Industry Recovery (SIR) child care program to help low-wage workers in TWC-specified service industries.

Highlights

  • 12 months of eligibility
  • $0 parent share of cost
  • Less required eligibility documentation

Eligibility

At least one parent must be currently employed or entering employment in one of the following TWC-specified service industries:

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: NAICS 71
  • Accommodation and Food Services: NAICS 72
  • Retail Trade: NAICS 44-45

The Parent:

  • The parent requires child care services in order to work;
  • One-parent households must be working a minimum of 25 hours per week and a two-parent household must be working a total of 50 hours per week to qualify. NOTE: A household does NOT have to work all 25 or 50 hours in Service Industry to qualify. Only part of the household hours are required to come from an eligible Service Industry.
  • The family income is at or below 75 percent of SMI; and

The child:

  • Is under age 13 (or, at Board option, under age 19 if disabled);
  • Has legal citizenship or immigration status and
  • Resides with a family (including with an individual standing in loco parentis) within the Alamo local workforce development area.
  • Enrolled children must meet attendance standards

NOTE: Parents who are on the CCS Wait List, and are then enrolled in a special project code (such as Essential Worker/Service Industry Recovery) that does not allow for continuity of care, are allowed to maintain their waitlist date/position.

Disclaimer: The Texas Work Force Commission (TWC) determines all enrollment for the Essential Worker/Service Industry Recovery Program. TWC may change or discontinue the program at any time.

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