Supporting the families in your program
Child care is expensive and you are in a unique position to help families seek assistance. You can provide tools and resources for families who may quality for both CCDF and On My Way Pre-k.
What is On My Way Pre-k?
OMWPK provides grants for four-year-olds from low-income families, so they may have access to high-quality Pre-K programs the year before they begin kindergarten. The program is flexible and is built around the needs of families, offering options for full-day or partial-day programs. To participate in the program, your child must turn four years old by August 1st of the upcoming school year in order to qualify.
Connecting families to their local intake office
As of December 13, 2021, Children’s Bureau serves as the intake agency for central Indiana for both CCDF vouchers and On My Way Pre-K (OMWPK). Families in Hamilton, Hendricks, and Marion Counties can contact Children’s Bureau through a number of ways:
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