The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) is starting a pilot, through the existing childcare financial assistance program system, to provide immediate access to vouchers
to income-eligible staff working in programs licensed or funded by EEC. Any staff who qualifies for a voucher and works at an early education or school-aged program will be able to receive priority status on the waitlist.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply call Mass211 and use the priority code: Early Education Staff.
Already on the waitlist? Staff already on the waitlist should call Mass211 to update their file, so they can receive prioritized status.
Not yet on the waitlist? Staff who are not yet on the waitlist should call Mass211 to complete the waitlist application.
INFORMATION TO SHARE WITH MASS 211
Priority Code: Early Education Staff
Date of Birth
P-number (for the Early Education program you work for)
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Anyone currently employed at a licensed or funded early education and care program. Including but not limited to educators and support, transportation, and kitchen staff.
Has an income at or below 85% SMI. (See details here)
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MASS 211