Benefit Details
Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program
Managing Agency U.S. Department of Education

Program Description

The Child Care Access program supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education by providing campus-based child care services.

General Program Requirements

In order to participate in this program, you must be a low-income parent who is eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

All applicants are required to submit an application online through

Applicants who are unable to submit an application through the system may submit a written request for a waiver of the electronic submission requirement. Requests for waivers are due at least two weeks before the application deadline date. See the Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for additional details on requesting a waiver.

Program Contact Information