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Tuition Assistance for Families

H.E.L.P for Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

Mahalo for your interest in the Hawaii Early Learning Partnership (HELP) for Child Care Tuition Assistance Program. This program is designed to help qualified parents with monthly financial aid for child care costs for keiki ages birth to age 12. Child care includes relative care in the child’s home environment, infant/toddler care, group child care, pre-school, and before and after school care. The HELP Program is focused on serving Native Hawaiian, Native American Indian, and Alaska Native families who are working or attending school or in job training. The Pre-Application is an eligibility screen and is the FIRST STEP in our enrollment process.

Upon completion of the Pre-Application, if you meet eligibility requirements, we will email you the full application. If you have any questions about the HELP for Child Care Program, please email

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