CT Cares

April 24, 2020

The Office of Early Childhood (OEC) created the CTCARES for Frontline Workers Program. This program is designed to provide child care for Connecticut's essential workers.

Essential workers include:

  • Healthcare workers
  •  First responders
  • Child care workers
  • Grocery workers
  •  Workers at state facilities (e.g corrections, DMHAS, DCF, DDS)
  •  Home/group home care workers (e.g. seniors, youth, mental health or people with disabilities)
  • People who provide services to any of the above

Call 2-1-1 Child Care to let them know you want to apply. You will find out if you are eligible and what child care programs are near you. To access 2-1-1 Child Care, dial 800-505-1000.

Click here for more information.