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Income Eligibility Guidelines

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 3/12/2023

Income Eligibility Determination

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, 2023
  • Is expected to start kindergarten in the 2023-2024 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, please contact Indiana 211 at 1-800-299-1627.

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