We Are One / Somos Uno Resiliency Fund Covid-19 Child Care Scholarships

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Families living in the City of Tucson or the City of South Tucson affected by Covid-19 will be able to apply for short term child care scholarships provided by the We Are One/ Somos Uno Resiliency Fund and administered by Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona. Scholarships will provide financial assistance through December 31, 2020. Families can receive assistance for children who are currently enrolled in childcare and/or newly enrolling children. Applications will be accepted from both families and childcare providers.


The following requirements must be met in order for a family to receive a grant award:

  • Applicants must live within the limits of either the City of Tucson or City of South Tucson;

Families are eligible for scholarships if they have been impacted in the following ways…

  • Work hours reduced
  • Illness
  • Layoff
  • Furlough
  • Caring for an ill family member
  • Other

Program Details

  • Scholarships will be provided for any child 12 and younger.
  • Childcare providers MUST be a DHS licensed child center or group home or a DES certified family child care provider. Providers must also provide a W9 form.
  • Scholarships will cover the full cost of child care up to a weekly maximum by age.
  • Applicants can apply to receive all or part of past due balances paid.
  • Scholarships will cover child care costs until December 31, 2020.
  • Weekly tuition and DES co-pays/additional charges may be covered.
  • Child care providers are paid directly by CCS.

If you are interested in being approved for a Child Care Scholarship please submit the application below. Applications are available for both providers and families. We will then be back in touch with questions or once a family has selected your program. If for any reason you are unable to complete the application below, please contact us.

Are you a family in need of childcare? Apply below.
Child Care Scholarship Application 
En Español? 
Solicitud de beca de cuidado infantil en español

Are you a Child Care provider? Apply Below.
Child Care Provider Application
En Español? 
Solicitud de proveedor de cuidado infantil en español

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