United Way, San Antonio Area Foundation and COSA offering emergency childcare assistance

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, the San Antonio Area Foundation and the City of San Antonio’s Department of Human Services have joined together to provide childcare relief to those workers needing to work in essential open businesses and needing assistance with paying for childcare during the COVID-19 situation.

Through the COVID-19 Emergency Childcare Assistance program, three weeks of emergency childcare assistance will be provided for licensed and registered or licensed/registered home care to applicants who qualify.

Applicants with children ages six weeks through 12 years should call the United Way 2-1-1 Help Line, to inquire about meeting the criteria. To apply, applicants should meet the following:

  • Children six weeks through 12 years old of working parents needing to physically go into work
  • Valid current pay stub and verification of Bexar County residency; various forms of income verification will be allowable

Reimbursement will be issued directly to the childcare center, following Workforce Solutions Childcare Center reimbursement rates.

For more information and to apply, visit https://ecs.page.link/e88H2 and click on the Emergency Childcare Assistance button on the homepage.

For additional City of San Antonio – Municipal Government Emergency Childcare Assistance options, call the United Way 2-1-1 Help Line.