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Department of Early Education and Care

Department of Early Education and Care
    Department of Early Education and Care
Account Description
FY06
GAA
FY07
House 2
 
Low-Income Vouchers and Contracted Programs  
   3000-4050   For early education and care programs for low-income families; provided, that notwithstanding any language to the contrary, funding for child care shall be provided as a priority to recipients of benefits under the employment services program or any successor program, recipients of benefits under the program of transitional aid to families with dependent children, former recipients of transitional aid who are employed during the year after termination of benefits, former recipients of transitional aid participating in education or training programs authorized by department of transitional assistance regulations, parents under the age of 18 currently enrolled in a job training program who would qualify for benefits under chapter 118 of the General Laws, section 110 of chapter 5 of the acts of 1995 or any other applicable law or regulation, but for the deeming of grandparents' income, and former recipients of transitional aid who are employed or in an authorized period of job search as of the expiration of the transitional year and require post-transitional child care vouchers; and provided further, that current recipients of transitional aid shall not be charged fees for child care provided under this item 292,473,570 313,216,496
 
 
 Consolidated with 1599-0042 and 1599-4408 and increased funding due to welfare reform.