NEW Service Industry Recovery (SIR)Child Care Application
Welcome! This application is for parents who work in a qualifying service industry job. Click the “Next” button below to proceed.
Apply for child care assistance through the Workforce Development Board that serves your area. On the directory page, enter your residential zip code in the "Zip Code" field, select "Child Care Assistance" under Service Type, and a list of the Workforce Solutions offices that serve your area will display with phone numbers, addresses and websites.
Return to Child Care Services website.
*Income does not include federal or state assistance or child support and is your gross income received (before taxes).
**Family size consists of those in the home that can be claimed as dependents on a federal tax return or a minor who is the responsibility of the parent/applicant.
State Median Income= SMI
Use the links below to see if you work in a qualifying Service Industry job. Staff will confirm when they contact you.
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: NAICS 71 (Actors, Amusement and recreation attendants, Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors, Gaming supervisors, Musicians and singers)
Accommodation and Food Services: NAICS 72 (Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food, fast food and restaurant cooks, hotel, motel and resort desk clerks, waiter staff)
Retail Trade: NAICS 44-45 (Cashiers, Customer service representatives, First line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers, Retail salesperson, Stock clerks and order fillers)
*Providing your social security number is optional.
Please read the information on this page carefully. Type your first and last name.
My Rights and Responsibilities:
Child Care Attendance:
Workforce Solutions North Texas is an equal opportunity employer/programs and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to include individuals with disabilities. TTY/TDD via RELAY Texas service at 711 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989 / 1-800-735-2988 (voice).
I certify that I qualify as a Service Industry Worker, require child care to work, my family income is at or below 75% SMI and the address I have provided is my current residential address. I also certify that I am meeting the participation requirements for my household size (25 hrs. per week for single parent/50 hrs. per week for two-parent household).
I understand that child care is only provided for 12 months and I will have to reapply for child care services at the end of the 12-month timeframe. Upon re-applying I may be subject to a waitlist and will not have child care services while on the waitlist or during the eligibility process.
I certify that all information provided on this form is accurate and child care may be terminated if any of this information is found to be inaccurate. I understand that giving false information may constitute fraud and could result in prosecution and/or repayment of money for services for which I was not entitled.
Verification of Non-Fraudulent Submission
The Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards forms Texas Workforce Solutions Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay TX: 711 or 1-800-735-2988 (Voice) or 1-800-735-2989 (TDDLa Texas Workforce Commission esta en colaboración con 28 juntas locales de desarrollo laboral forman La Texas Workforce Solutions. Es un empleador que promueve la igualdad de oportunidades. Relay TX: 711 o 1-800-735-2988 (Voice) o 1-800-735-2989 (TDD). Documentos y formularios estan disponibles en Español a peticion. Favor de llamar al 1-877-223-0404 ext 4013.