Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Provider Resources

Review of the RI State Plan for Child Care Assistance

A public hearing was held on June 13, 2018 regarding the Proposed CCAP State Plan 2019-2021. Visit the Proposed Rules and Regulations page for more details.

You may click here to visit DCYF for Child Care Licensing Information.

SEIU 1199 NE is the selected union representative for family child care providers participating in the Starting RIght Child Care Assistance Program. For more information, please connect to SEIU 1199 NE.

Continuing Professional Development - Teachers and Teachers Assistants Fall 2018 Training

Starting Right Eligibility Guidelines

CCAP Eligibility Levels and Cost-Sharing Levels

Provider Rate Charts

Child Care Centers Weekly Rates English - Spanish

Licensed Exempt Child Care Weekly Rates English - Spanish

Family Child Care Weekly Rates English - Spanish

Payment Schedule with Dates of Service, Batch Numbers, Reporting Deadline Dates, and the estimated Payment Dates for the coming year

CCAP Payment Schedule

Direct Deposit:

Authorization Form and Instructions

Ways to Strengthen Rhode Island's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS)

BrightStars Think Tank Recommendations Report

Department of Human Services' Response to the BrightStars Think Tank Recommendations

Implementation Fall 2018 Response

CCAP Provider Portal Guide:


RI Child Care Emergency Preparedness Plan 2018

To ensure that child care providers are prepared in the event of an emergency.

RI Child Care Market Rate Survey 2018

A study was undertaken to determine child care rates charged throughout Rhode Island and, particularly, to establish the 75th percentile rate. The ultimate purpose of this study is to assist DHS in determining the appropriate maximum reimbursement rates for child care services provided to families participating in the DHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).