Human Services

How Can I Apply for Child Care?

Your Application

Applying for Child Care is easy. No face-to-face interview is required. Once eligible, you only need to reapply once a year and report any changes to your case within 10 days. To get started, simply complete the Application for Child Care Benefits and submit it to Muskingum County Job & Family Services.

Apply Online Download Child Care Application

Submitting Your Application

In order for MCJFS to process your completed application, you need to provide the following information:

  • The name and address of a licensed child care provider/program of your choice
  • Copies of citizenship or Qualified Alien status verification for each child needing care
  • Proof of employment showing the past 30 days of income and/or
  • Proof of enrollment in an approved school or training activity
  • Proof of household size

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For More Information Call

Call (740) 454-0161

Muskingum County Job and Family Services supervises the county's public assistance, employment services, child care, and child support programs.