Serving the following Pennsylvania counties: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Mifflin, and Somerset

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Subsidized Child Daycare

If you have a family, you may learn more about help with child daycare here.

ELRC For Families

What is an Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC)?

The Early Learning Resources Centers in Pennsylvania provide a single point of contact for families looking for early care and education programs, subsidized child care funding, and/or other services that support the growth and development of young children. The ELRC will make it easier for families to access the services they need like subsidized child care, PA Pre K Counts, Head Start and Early Head Start and Early Intervention Services.

What is subsidized child care?

Subsidized child care funding is provided by the Office of Child Development and Early Learning and is available through the ELRC for families who meet eligibility guidelines.

What are the guidelines for Subsidized Child Care?

You must submit an Application to the ELRC office to see if you meet the guidelines for the subsidized child care program. You can obtain an application by calling the office, or you can apply online.

Subsidized Income Guidelines

Effective 05/02/2023

Click here for Income Guidelines Effective 5.6.2024.

The following are the basic guidelines:

  • You must live in Pennsylvania
  • Have a child or children who need child care while you work and/or attend an education program
  • Meet income guidelines for your family size
  • Work an average of 20 or more hours a week – or- Work 10 hours a week and attend a certified school/training program for 10 hours a week
  • Teen parents need only to attend an education program to obtain a high school diploma or GED
  • The child who needs care must be a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residency
    Have proof of identification for each parent or caretaker in the home.

Need help in finding affordable, high quality child care or other early care and education programs near you?

ELRC 6 can provide information for early care and learning programs in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties.

We can determine if you are eligible for subsidized child care or help you find other early care and education programs in the area that may meet your families’ needs.

Please contact one of the following offices nearest to you:

CCA Bedford

195 Drive In Lane
Everett, PA 15537

Office Phone Number: (814) 623-9129
Toll Free Phone: (800) 323-9997
Fax Number: (814) 623-1444

CCA Blair

1216 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Suite 301
Altoona, PA 16602

Office Phone Number: (814) 515-1223
Toll Free Phone: (800) 323-9997
Fax Number: (814) 515-1406

CCA Cambria

3133 New Germany Road Suite 64
Ebensburg, PA 15931

Office Phone Number: (814) 846-5130
Toll Free Phone: (800) 323-9997
Fax Number: (814) 846-5136

CCA Franklin County

533 S. Main Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Office Phone Number: (717) 263-6549
Toll Free Phone:
Fax Number: (717) 263-7060

CCA Huntingdon

510 Washington Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652

Office Phone Number: (814) 643-4202
Toll Free Phone: (800) 323-9997
Fax Number: (814) 643-4481

CCA Somerset

6022 Glades Pike Founder's Hall Suite 125
Somerset, PA 15501

Office Phone Number: (814) 445-9260
Toll Free Phone: (814) 445-9305
Fax Number: (814) 443-3607

Online Resources for Families

Online Child Care Provider Search

Search for child care and other Early Learning Programs in PA

Childcare Regulations

Find out what the regulations are for child care programs in PA

Child Care Certification

Contacts for child care certification offices

Early Intervention Resources

Contacts for child care certification offices

Nurse Family Partnerships

Home visiting program for pregnant moms

PA Pre K Counts Programs

Provides quality half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten to eligible 3 and 4 year old in Pennsylvania

PA Promise For Children

Guide to information, activities and programs to help young children develop (includes the Early Learning GPS and Kindergarten readiness activities)

Head Start Locator

Find a Head Start or Early Head Start near you
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