The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) Child Care Administration assists eligible families with child care costs, enabling parents to participate in employment and specific education and training activities related to employment or in certain other circumstances when parents are unable to provide care. Funding is limited.

For more information, visit the DES Child Care Administration’s website at

Scholarships: Quality First scholarships help low-income families afford quality early care and education for their young children. Funded by First Things First, a limited number of these scholarships are available for children birth through age 5 through child care and preschool centers and homes that are enrolled in Quality First. Visit the First Things First website for eligibility and locations accepting scholarships at this time.