The 2019–2020 program is now open
To apply, review the Program Guidelines and complete an Enrollment Verification Form.
Enrollment Verification Form
Completed by your provider, you must submit an Enrollment Verification Form with your application. This verifies your child’s enrollment in childcare.
Once enrolled, complete and submit the Cost Form following calendar deadlines. This form verifies your childcare payment over a specific period.
Monthly and quarterly Cost Form submittal deadlines and applicable pay periods for reimbursement.
Answering your questions about Childcare Choice – Employee
The Childcare Choice-Employee program offers up to $2,000 in childcare reimbursement per fiscal year per household. The childcare you claim must occur in Arizona, and it must be work-related (i.e. Needed to allow you and/or other usual caregivers to attend work). To participate, you must be eligible for full UA benefits.
Interested? Learn more here.
You will receive an email indicating when the maximum program reimbursement amount has been reached.
If your application is approved mid-fiscal year, you will have a one-time opportunity to claim any qualifying childcare expenses from the beginning of the quarter in which your were waitlisted. You must submit your claim before the deadline of the after approval first paycheck.
Please refer to the Reimbursement Calendar to see submittal deadlines.
Childcare Choice reimbursements are given per household. Reimbursements do not vary based on the number of children within the household.