Guide to Foster Care Child Care
For Foster Caregivers
of Children in the Custody of the Secretary
for the Department for Children and Families
Licensed Foster Homes, Relatives, and Non-Related-Kin (NRK)

This guide will help you navigate the Foster Care Child Care (FC-CC) program.  The FC-CC program is a joint effort between Prevention and Protection Services (PPS) and Economic and Employment Services (EES).   Child care benefits are issued to you on an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, you will use like a debit card to pay your child care provider.