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​​​​​​​​​​​Increased income eligibility guidelines for child care subsidy

Effective August 28, 2021, income eligibility guidelines for child care subsidy have increased. Income guidelines for initial eligibility have increased from 130% of the FPL (Federal Poverty Level) to 185% of the FPL and income guidelines for redetermination eligibility have increased from 185% of the FPL to 200% of the FPL.

This pilot program is being implemented as part of Legislative Bill (LB) 485, which was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts on May 24, 2021. This pilot program will conclude on September 30, 2023.

LB 485 - Frequently Asked Questions​

Household Size100% Federal Poverty Level185% Federal Poverty Level200% Federal Poverty Level85% State Median Income
2$1,452$2,686$2,903$4,512
3$1,830$3,386$3,660$5,573
4$2,209$4,085$4,417$6,635
5$2,587$4,785$5,173$7,696
6$2,965$5,485$5,930$8,758
7$3,344$6,185$6,687$8,957
8$3,722$6,885$7,443$9,156



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