Financial assistance for early education and care

The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) helps eligible families find and pay for early education and care and out-of-school time programs. The EEC is also available to help providers manage their contracted slots.

Alternative education grants and funding

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's alternative education grant program provides grants to assist school districts and Horace Mann and commonwealth charter schools in developing and establishing alternative education programs and services for students suspended or expelled from school.

Child Care Assistance for Recipients of TAFDC

Child care help is available to people receiving Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) from the Dept of Transitional Assistance (DTA).

Homeless education assistance

The Office for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth collaborates with other state agencies and community providers to support homeless families and their students by ensuring students enroll, attend, and succeed in school.