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Upwards subsidy childcare program
Upwards subsidy childcare program
Upwards subsidy childcare program

We believe in a world where every family has access to childcare.

Upwards subsidy program helps connect families with financial assistance for childcare. This assistance can make a big difference for parents and guardians — and it gives children the chance to succeed.

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Upwards subsidized childcare program

How does the program work?

We check to see if applicants are eligible for financial support based on location, income, and home environmental factors — while keeping privacy and personal information confidential.

With Upwards, childcare is available to all.

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"Being able to afford this level of care feels like a dream for me and my daughter. Upwards has been a life-changer!"

Amarin P.

An Upwards mom in
Los Angeles, California

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"I proudly accept Upwards subsidies because I want to help every member of my community get the childcare they deserve."

Sandra Segura

Owner and Operator of
Segura Family Child Care

Frequently asked questions

Learn how Upwards makes it easy for families to connect with local childcare providers to receive support in accessing quality, affordable care.
What are childcare subsidies?
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