Work Force
Child Care




Child Care Office Hours: 

Monday - Friday....... 8am to 6pm

Subsidized childcare services are provided to low-income families who participate in employment, training, or educational activities.  The Child Care Services program provides essential support to families in our community who are working towards improving the quality of their standard of life.  This program is used to build the future workforce by supporting the growth and development of children ages 0-13, preventing abuse and neglect, and promoting health and safety.

In order to qualify for child care services, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Live in Jim Hogg, Webb or Zapata counties
  • Work, train or go to school at least 25 hours per week
  • Have a maximum gross income not to exceed 85% SMI

            Monthly Income Scale and Parent Share of Cost Sliding Fee Scale 

Our clients include:

  • Teen Parents
  • College Students
  • Parents with children who have special needs (ages 0-19)
  • Children who are referred by Child Protective Services (CPS)
  • Parents who receive TANF or who lost TANF benefits due to earned income
  • Parents who participate in the Choices programs (Texas Workforce Center)

If you think you might be eligible to receive services, call the CCS office at (956) 794-1500 or stop by 2389 E. Saunders, Laredo, Texas to get more information.  You may also download the pre-screening application online.

NOTE:  Provision of services depends on funds availability at this time enrollment is closed; therefore, your children's names will be placed on a waitlist.