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Child Care & Development Program


The Child Care & Development Program (CCDP) is a federally funded program that provides child care assistance to enrolled Native American and Alaskan Indian families. CCDP values family, culture, quality resources, and ethics. We take pride in the services offered and the work we do.

The commitment of the CCDP is to provide child care resources that allow access to high-quality services and school readiness, and proviodes financial support for Native American and Alaskan Indian families. Providers are held to the highest standards in health and safety requirements and are provided access to educational resources and opportunities to best meet the needs of these children.


Eligibility Requirements

Proof must provided of all requirements (see application checklist for more details)
  1. Parent or Guardian must be actively involved in one of the following;
    • Employed / Self-employed
    • Volunteering
    • Job searching
    • Active in substance abuse treatment or recovery activities
    • Mental health treatment
    • Mandated classes and/or activities
    • Education and/or job training
  3. One of these people must be enrolled in a Federally Recognized Tribe or have a Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) ;
    • Child
    • Parent
    • Grandparent
    • Guardian (court ordered or temporary)
  4. Children ages; 4 weeks up to 13 years
  6. Living in one of the following counties; Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis or Skamania
  8. Net income (after taxes take home pay) falling below 85% of the state median income
    • Family size of 1: $0 - $3,380*
    • Family size of 2: $0 - $4,420
    • Family size of 3: $0 - $5,460
    • Family size of 4: $0 - $6,499
    • Family size of 5: $0 - $7,540
    • Family size of 6: $0 - $8,579
    • Family size of 7: $0 - $8,775
    • Family size of 8: $0 - $8,970

    *Federally recognized foster child living in a non-native home qualify under ‘Family size of 1’


Who can be a provider?

Licensed child care center – Must follow Washington State standards

Family – Sibling 18+ (cannot live in the home), Grandparent, Aunt, or Uncle

Family Friend – Care must be provided in the child’s home (this includes extended family)

All non-licensed providers must pass: background check, FBI fingerprints, drug testing, in-home visits & home safety checks. Trainings are required and focus on child development, child abuse prevention and reporting, CPR/First Aid, choking prevention, shaken baby syndrome prevention and safe sleep.


What are the costs?

Your family may be required to pay a monthly copay to your provider, see details below:

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How do I Apply?

Print out and fill in the application and the packet information below. If you do not have access to a printer, we are happy to provide an application for you.

CCDP Application - To view and print the application, click here - please note the submit button isn't functioning, applicants must be submitted by email, in person or mailed to the office.

CCDP Packet Information - To view and print the packet information, click here

When completed please bring the documentation to the Administration Office in Longview or contact us to meet at our offices in Toledo or Vancouver.



Questions? Please contact us.

Phone: 360-353-9559 |  Fax: 360-353-9567

PO BOX 2547

1055 9th Ave Suite D 

Longview WA, 98632




Additional Resources:

Search providers and find out background check status, licensing history, monitoring reports and more!  Visit: Child Care Check -Washington State's licensed child care status and record database.

For early learning and other resources visit Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families

To report abuse or neglect in the counties we cover call 866.363.4276 or visit to find your local intake number for Washington based on your region.

For more about our funders go to Office of Child Care | An Office of the Administration for Children & Families  - if you are not in our service area this may help you find other providers like us near you.





 Click to view our current Child Care Development Plan 2020-2022