Full-Time Student WCCC Eligibility

July 1, 2021

The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is pleased to share that starting July 1, 2021, parents attending full-time community, technical, or tribal college are no longer required to work to qualify for Working Connections Child Care (WCCC). Student parents enrolled full-time may be eligible for WCCC when participating in the following:   

  • Associate degree programs
  • Vocational educational programs that lead to degrees in specific occupations
  • Registered apprenticeships 

Families must meet all other eligibility criteria listed on the Working Connections Child Care page.

Please contact the Child Care Subsidy Contact Center at 1-844-626-8687 if you have any questions or would like additional information.