Childcare vouchers are given out to the families who qualify for them through the human resources department in the state that you live in. You must pass a income guideline in order to be eligible for the childcare vouchers. They were carefully assessed to see if they qualify for the free childcare vouchers that enable them to find someone through their program to babysit for their children for a specified amount of time that is decided through the program and what the purpose of the babysitting is for. What the childcare sitter system does is allow for the parent to either find a sitter on their own who will then provide them with the paperwork to be reimbursed by the state. The base pay will be decided through the state and they will only pay the base and whatever was decided above the base pay will have to be paid out of pocket for you. You must discuss this matter with the person that you are looking to be the babysitter as this will affect your decision on who will be the babysitter. Make sure that the person that you are seeking to be the sitter for you is a qualified babysitter who has credentials. Make sure that the person has references to backup their claim. You will want to contact the references and don't be afraid to ask too many questions. They are parents as well and will understand that you want to know who will be caring for your child during the times that you can not be there. Make sure that you contact each reference and ask if they had any problems with the sitter and if they did ask them what it was. There will be a paper form that you must turn in to the county or state offices that will allow the payment to be sent to the sitter that has been chosen. This paper will determine how much money the sitter will get. Make sure that you have fully submitted filled out the paperwork so that nothing holds up the payment that is sent to the sitter. If something is not filled out correctly it could hold up the payment by as much as one month. The sitter will not be happy and could refuse service until she or he is paid. In this case you would have to pay them out of your own pocket and then wait for the county or state to reimburse you.