Service Industry Recovery (SIR) Child Care

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SIR Child Care Highlights

  • 12 months of eligibility (Note: child care will end at 12 months; no recertification or extensions available)
  • $0 parent share of cost
  • Less required eligibility documentation
  • At least one parent must be currently employed or entering employment in one of the following TWC-specified service industries:
  • The parent requires child care services in order to work;
  • One-parent households must be working a minimum of 25 hours per week and a two-parent household must be working a total of 50 hours per week to qualify;
  • The child:
    • is under age 13 (or, at Board option, under age 19 if disabled);
    • has legal citizenship or immigration status; and
    • resides with a family (including with an individual standing in loco parentis) within the South Plains local workforce development area;
  • The family gross income is at or below the 75% of the State Median Income (SMI) in the chart below monthly or annually:
Family SizeTWC Threshold of 75% SMI (Monthly)TWC Threshold of 75% SMI (Annually)

Workforce Solutions South Plains is an equal opportunity employer/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay Texas: 711 (voice); 800-735-2989 (TDD); or Relay Texas Spanish 800-662-4954.

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The Workforce Solutions South Plains Lubbock office is moving to a new location. On July 2, 2018 Workforce Solutions Lubbock Workforce, Childcare, and Youth Services will move to 2002 West Loop 289 Suite 117 inside the Wayland Plaza.

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