The Child Care Services Program at the Michigan Department of
Human Services (DHS) may be able to help you with the cost of
childcare if you are:
♦ Low income families
♦ Licensed foster parents requesting care for foster children
♦ Members of a DHS protective or preventive services case participating in
an approved treatment program for a physical, mental, or emotional
♦ Family Independence Program (FIP) or Supplemental Security
Income (SSI) recipients
♦ FIP applicants participating in a required Michigan Works!
Agency (MWA) approved activity
The Department of Human Services / Child Care Services Department
will determine if you qualify for cash assistance for child care after
talking with you and reviewing your application. For more help please
call the DHS in your community:
♦ Mt. Clemens, Clinton Township, St. Clair Shores, New Baltimore,
Harrison Township, call 586-469-7700
♦ Eastpointe, Warren, Center Line, call 586-427-0600
♦ Sterling Heights, Roseville, Fraser, Northern Macomb County, call 586-
254-1500, ask for information screener
♦ St. Clair County call 810-966-2000
If you have applied for childcare assistance through the Michigan DHS and
did not qualify because your income was too high, you may qualify for help through the
Women’s Caring Program. Call 800-950-4171 for more information.
Funding for this program is very limited and not always available.
4C is a program of the Macomb Michigan State University Extension and the Macomb County Board of Commissioners,
primarily funded through a contract from the Michigan Family Independence Agency. Macomb Michigan State University
Extension programs and materials are available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age,
disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, or family status.
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