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Childcare Assistance Program

Funding for United Way childcare scholarships, and PPE supply for partnering childcare providers. Families can apply directly through a participating childcare provider. United Way staff will review the additional CARES questionnaire and, if the family qualifies, award scholarship funding directly to the childcare facility. FIND A PARTICIPATING CHILDCARE PROVIDER. Frequently asked questions. Application instructions also are available in Spanish by calling 239-533-2273 (or 239-LEE-CARES); applicants without internet access can also call the number. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.