Eastern Wyoming College will provide childcare assistance grants to qualified students to assist with the cost of childcare. The grant will be distributed as a one-time payment beginning January 31, 2023. The Wyoming Department of Family Services is the sponsoring agency for these grants.

Who is Eligible?

Who is Not Eligible?

Grant Amounts

Assisting with Childcare Costs

Child Age Infant
6 Weeks – 24 Months
25 – 30 Months
Younger Preschool
2.5 – 3.4 Years
Preschool / PreK
41 months – 6 Years
7-12 years
1 Child $3,000 $2,200 $2,100 $2,000 $1,800
2 or More Children $6,000 $4,400 $4,200 $4,000 $3,800

Grant Proration Based on Enrollment Status

Grant awards are prorated based on student enrollment as follows:  

Awarding Timeline and Procedure

Students need to apply using the EWC Emergency Childcare Assistance Grant application.

Additional Resources

The Department of Family Services has a child care assistance program (referred to as subsidy) for income eligible people. Learn more about Child Care Financial Assistance in Wyoming.