Subsidy, Grant & Loan Opportunities
UC Davis Student Parent Child Care Subsidy
The UC Davis Student Parent Child Care Subsidy provides partial subsidies to full-time students to defray expenses at licensed child care programs in Davis. Students spouses must either be attending school or employed full-time. Students enrolled part time, and those with spouses who are either in school or employed part time, are encouraged to apply and may be served if funding allows. Eligibility is based on income and student status. Please note: For your benefit, income is calculated with the deduction of tuition and books. Those who submit applications late or apply later are put on a waiting list for funds that may become available during the academic year. Eligibility is verified each quarter.
The 2012/13 Subsidy Brochure/Application/Demographic Forms are now available. The completed applications are due by August 31 at one of the on-campus centers or at the Heitman Staff Learning Center (by the Silo).
Please submit the following documentation: (please refer to the brochure for more info)
1. Completed Application
2. Completed Student Demographic form
3. Copy of UC Davis class schedule (enrollment will be confirmed with the registrar)
4. Copies of supporting income information, including TA, RA or Work Study income (such as most recent W2 form or pay stubs of equaling one month).
5. If off-campus, proof of child's enrollment at one of the CDCs (Parent Registratin Agreement). We will verify on-campus enrollment.
If applicable, please provide the following documentation:
_____Pell Eligibility documentation (if you are pell eligible you do not need to provide supporting income information--only your pell eligibility, fall schedule, and verification of child's enrollment at an approved off-campus CDC--if on-campus we will check enrollment)
_____Financial Aid award letter (loans are not considered income, only grants)
_____Child support/alimony court order or copy of most recent monthly check
_____TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families/Cash Aid)
_____Veterans Benefits (GI Bill)
_____Copy of second adult class schedule (UC Davis or other educational institution) or employment records
If you are unable to drop off the required forms at one of the on-campus centers or drop them off at our office, please fax them to 752.4744 or scan and send them to Worklife
UC Davis WorkLife Unit
Phone: 754-8791 Fax: 752.4744
Heitman Staff Learning Center (near Silo)
*NEW this year*:--We will be offering a subsidy for summer 2013.
Applications will be available in the spring.
Yolo County Child Care Subsidy Program
City of Davis Child Care Services
600 A Street
Davis, CA 95616
This income-based program administers several different child care subsidies for parents who are working, seeking employment, in training, or attending school in Yolo County. Child care must be provided within Yolo County by a licensed or legally exempt child care service. Additional funding may be available for families with children in need of protection from abuse, neglect, or exploitation, children whose special needs cannot be met without the provision of child care, or children whose parents are incapacitated and cannot provide adequate care. Applications are accepted throughout the year, and place your name on the Yolo County Centralized Eligibility List (YCEL) waiting list for all grants administered through this program and for which you may be eligible. Placement on the waiting list is based upon priorities mandated by each program, typically income-based and need for care. It is important to notify the program of any changes in family status to reassess your position on the YCEL.
The Yolo County Subsidy Program is funded through the Child Development Division of the California Department of Education with state and federal grants.
Federal Income Tax Credits
Internal Revenue Service
The IRS has information on a federal refundable tax credit for low to moderate-income people who work full-time, part-time, or seasonally. Information is also available regarding child and dependent care expenses.
Quarterly Book Awards for Single Parents
Reentry Student Services
121 South Hall
Through the generous contribution of Peggy Browneller Parad, reentry alumna and former reentry student assistant, Reentry Student Services offers one $100 book award each quarter. All undergraduate UC Davis reentry students who are single parents to apply. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Human Resources Administration Building
UC Davis Employee Benefits has information and publications on the Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, short term disability for maternity and family and medical leave.
The Financial Aid Office offers limited grants and loans to help student who have dependent children and related child care expenses. Applicants who are married, or with dependent children age 18 and under, should submit an Alternative Budget Request Form. the Child Care Funding Request Form is used to verify child care expenses. Forms are online at http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/undergraduate/forms/ugforms3.html. Students in the School of Law or School of Medicine should ocntact their respective financial aid offices.
Professional School Financial Aid
Veterinary Medicine Financial Aid and Scholarship: Aaron Broadus, Scholarships and Financial Services, email@example.com 530- 752-9722--specific scholarships available.
UC Davis Law School Financial Aid and Scholarship: $1,500 grants and loans for Child care
UC Academic Student Employee (ASE) Benefits
If you are an Academic Student Employee represented by the UAW, you may be eligible for the ASE childcare reimbursement program. Your enrollment in out Student Parent Child Care Subsidy does not exclude you from this program. Eligible students include those students who are covered under the contract such as TAs, Readers, Tutors and AIs. You need to be employed a minimum of 25% in one of these titles and you can ask for up to $600 a term in reimbursement for child care expenses for a non-school age child.
Academic Student Employees covered by the UAW collective bargaining agreement may be eligible for the Academic Student Employee (ASE) Child Care Reimbursement Form Academic Student Employee (ASE) Child Care Reimbursement Guidelines,and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for Academic Student Employees. See the ASE FactSheet