Subsidy helps parents pay for child care so they can work or attend school, provides information to parents about how to choose a safe, quality child care arrangements. Visit the Wilkes Department of Social Services website or call at (336) 651-7400.
Jump Start Child Care Scholarship
Collaborating with the Wilkes Department of Social Services the Partnership helps qualifying parents to pay for high quality child care for up to 2 weeks so they can work or attend school. Parents learn how to choose safe and highly rated child care.
The scholarship from Wilkes Community Partnership for Children is paid after the parent completes an application demonstrating need. The scholarship is paid directly to the child care facility. The Partnership for Children solely relies on donations to provide this needed service for our families.
Please plan to bring three recent check stubs and/or your transcript from college as proof of employment or continuing education.
A Good Start
Wilkes Community Partnership for Children, a local Smart Start Agency, ensures that young children in Wilkes County enter school healthy and ready to succeed.