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Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible for Child Care?
Eligibility is based on your answer to the following 2 questions:

   1. How many people are in the family (Parent(s) and children)?
   2. Are you working, attending school, or receiving cash assistance?

What are the income guidelines?

The income guidelines for Child Care
   are as follows:
    2- $1,760
    3- $2,213
    4- $2,665
    5- $3,118
    6- $3,571

Can I use an out of county provider?
Yes, as long as they have a contract with the state of Ohio

How much am I going to have to pay?   
The co-payment is based on the gross amount of income, not the
   amount of hours needed.
Perry JFS is committed to assisting parents and providers throughout the process to ensure that all eligible children are placed in safe, nurturing child care situations. Listed below are the necessary forms and applications for each type of child care. If you have further questions, please contact Chelsie Schultheis at 740-721-0684.
Please click here to contact your eligibility referral specialist directly with questions regarding your benefits.  You may also contact the Perry JFS Call Center at (740) 342-3551 Option 4 for more assistance with the application process, making changes to your case, or transferring a case into or out of Perry County
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