Child Care

Our childcare scholarship assistance programs provide financial support to income qualified residents, working full or part-time and/or returning to school. Childcare Scholarship programs provide assistance to eligible parents/guardians utilizing licensed providers of Before/Afterschool, Daycare, and Summer Camp programs.  

Eligibility

Eligibility requirements are:

  • Legal guardian of a child (aged 13, entering 8th grade or under) receiving care in a licensed facility
  • Resident of  New Trier Township
  • Employed full or part-time; enrolled in job training and/or an educational program
  • Family income meets income eligibility guidelines (below)

Licensed Providers

Licensed providers are defined as:

  • Accredited Kindergarten or Preschool Programs
  • School or Park District Affiliated Programs
  • State Licensed Daycare Providers

Providers are paid directly by New Trier Township. Parents and/or guardians are responsible for any program balances not covered by the scholarship. If you need additional information on Township childcare scholarship programs, contact Jeanne Winsted Rosser, General Assistance Director, via  email or phone at 847-446-8201.

Apply

Applications and supporting documents are strictly confidential and are reviewed by social services professionals to confirm eligibility. Applicants are notified in writing of the status of their application.

Adjusted Gross Income, confirmed by Federal Income Tax returns, must be less than or equal to the amounts listed. The Township will consider special circumstances or extraordinary medical expenses with appropriate supporting documentation.

Applications

  • Before/Afterschool Applications open in June 2023.
  • Daycare Scholarship Applications open in January 2023.
  • Summer Camp Applications open in January 2023.

Adjusted Gross Income Requirements

Family Size
Adjusted Gross Income
2 $46,000
3 $49,000
4 $52,000
5 $56,000
6 $60,000