The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Child Care Licensing Program (CCLP) is providing a one-time $500 incentive payment to eligible Family Child Care Home (FCCH) licensees to boost capacity building in California's child care system. Incentive payments to licensed FCCH providers is part of federal COVID-19 financial relief funds included in an agreement between the State of California and California Child Care Providers United. The 2021-22 State Budget approved by the Legislature and signed by Governor Gavin Newsome authorized the license incentive funds, to be distributed by the CDSS. Payments to eligible licensees will continue through June 30, 2023, or the date upon which authorized funds expire.
If you have already reviewd the FAQs on this webpage but have additional questions regarding license incentive, please email us at CCLlicenseincentive@dss.ca.gov. Please allow time for a response.