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Eligibility
The main criterion for eligibility is that the requesting early learning program will be unlikely to continue in existence in the immediate future capacity is diminished considerably due to the disaster’s impact. The following circumstances will be considered:

  • The center or family child care home is currently closed and is unlikely to reopen without assistance.
  • The center or family child care home is currently open, but is likely to close without assistance.
  • The center or family child care home does not have access to other crisis assistance programs or sources of assistance.
  • The center or family child care home operates in a geographic region with high poverty rates.
  • The center or family child care home demonstrates other compelling needs related to the circumstances of the center.