Some household needs are considered invalid for Child Care Subsidy. Examples of child care needs that are not validinclude, but are not limited to:
- Employment at a licensed in-home child care facility when their child attends the same facility.
- Employment as a child care provider caring for four or less children (FOL). The FOL provider is available to care for his or her own child while providing care to other children.
- Employment working for a FOL child care provider. The FOL provider contracts to be the sole caretaker of the children in their care.
- Attending or receiving private tutoring or instruction in Adult Education and Literacy (AEL), High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), or English as a Second Language (ESL) programs not certified by Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
- Attending training or an educational course that does not offer a certification or degree program. An example would be attending a ceramics class offered by a local university or career center.
- Attending a course/class/training program that will not reasonably further the participant’s career. An example would be attending a culinary program with no intention of working in the culinary field.