CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Access this program can be used if you and your family are working and/or at school and are at or below 200% of the federal poverty line. If you meet these prerequisites then you may qualify for subsidized child care. The amount varies depending on various factors such as location, age of the child, and type of child care requested by the family.
MCKINNEY VENTO PROGRAM
This Albuquerque Public School program was created to help families by helping with enrollment assistance and acquiring school supplies and school uniforms. They also help parents and students find after-school tutoring, preschool and parental support programs, and summer reading and math programs. If you are experiencing homelessness, whether temporary or long-term, this program can help you with referrals to Health Care for the Homeless and obtaining access to the APS Clothing Bank.
Depending on the percentage of economically disadvantaged people at a school, the school might qualify for Title I advantages. If yours or your child’s school has title 1 benefits, you can see how they are allocating the funds and use your voice to change what you think needs to be changed. These funds are most commonly used to improve the curriculum, improve facilities, and hire more staff.
The YMCA has a program that, if qualified, will grant financial assistance for participation in their programs.