Statistics on children, youth and families in Rhode Island from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Rhode Island KIDS COUNT
Children receiving child care subsidies
Definition and Source
The number of children receiving child care that is either fully or partially paid for with a child care subsidy through the Rhode Island Department of Human Services’ Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Child care subsidies can be used for care in a licensed child care center, a licensed family child care home, or by a license-exempt provider (family, friend, or neighbor).
Rhode Island Department of Human Services.
Data represent children enrolled by December 1st of each year. All data are reported by location of the child care program not the residence of the child. Child care subsidies can be used for care by a child care center, family child care home, a relative, or an in-home caregiver.