Family Childcare Scholarships

Program Is Currently Wait Listed

Choosing a childcare program is one of the most important early decisions you’ll make for your child. Our Childcare Guide can help you with that decision.


The ongoing Family Childcare Scholarship Program provides childcare scholarships to qualifying families residing in Forsyth County. Eligibility is based on income guidelines identical to the Forsyth County Dept. of Social Services. Childcare scholarships are available for children from birth through the start of kindergarten.  All families that apply in February, March, and April will be placed on a waitlist due to funding.


The application for the Family Childcare Scholarship Program is on the SchoolMint platform. Parents will need to choose the 2023-24 application. If you have not created an account for SchoolMint you must first create your account and follow the guided steps. 


Parent requirements are as follows:

  • Working 25 hours per week,
  • Attending school full-time, Or
  • A combination of working and attending school for a total of 25 hours per week.


We will not be taking any applications from May 1st-May 17th. On May 20th, the application for the 2024-25 fiscal year which starts July 1, 2024 will be available on SchoolMint.


Family engagement is also promoted through the Family Childcare Scholarship Program. Our team is prepared to promote healthy relationships between childcare providers, families, and their children by establishing positive and goal-oriented relationships to ensure family well-being.

If Dual Subsidies can be of service to you or your family, please contact us via email, and we would love to work with you.