Child Care Workforce Stabilization (CCWS) Grant

Child Care Workforce Stabilization (CCWS) Grant Application & Guidance

Please read the Guidance provided by the Department of Human Resources related to this Grant. Download the Child Care Workforce Stabilization (CCWS) Grant Application and Guidance document here. Talladega Clay Randolph Child Care Corporation (TCR) will process the sub grant payments to Child Care Providers in Alabama from our Central Office in Talladega, Alabama. The Regions covered by TCR will be Huntsville, Mobile, Birmingham, Opelika, Tuscaloosa, Talladega, Ft. Payne and Dothan. Please see the Contact Information by Region document for phone numbers and addresses.

Instructions for completing Initial Application

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Child Care Workforce Stabilization Grant Application FAQ

Child Care Workforce Stabilization Grant Application Process

  • Step 1: Eligibility
    Read the eligibility requirements provided by the Department. (Child Care Workforce Stabilization (CCWS) Grant Application and Guidance)
  • Step 2: Initial Application
    Complete the application form CCWS-A (Child Care Workforce Stabilization Grant Application). Please be sure to complete all questions. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
    SUBMIT ONLINE  DOWNLOAD & PRINT
  • Step 3: Employee Roster
    Complete the Employee Roster CCWS-E. This is Section 2 of the online form. If you are downloading and printing your application, please use the forms below. All applications must include form CCWS-E. If you need additional lines for employees, use form CCWS-E-1.
    FORM CCWS-E   FORM CCWS-E-1
  • Step 4: W-9 Form
    Complete the W-9 form. Payment will not be issued to Providers without a completed W-9 on file. This form must be downloaded and printed, even if you are submitting your application online.
    Fax your completed W-9 form to TCR at 256-761-0252 or email to:
    CCWS@tcrchildcare.org. W-9 FORM
  • Step 5: ACH Form
    Complete the ACH form if you have elected to have your sub grant payment direct deposited. This is the form authorizing payment of the sub grant to the bank account of your choice. Please be sure to complete a new form if you change bank accounts. If you have elected to have your sub grant direct deposited, this form must be downloaded and printed, even if you are submitting your application online.
    Fax your completed ACH form to TCR at 256-761-0252 or email to:
    CCWS@tcrchildcare.org. ACH FORM
    Please Note: If the Provider chooses to receive payment of the sub grant by check, lost checks will not be re-issued until after seven (7) calendar days.
  • Step 6: Submission
    Submit all documents. If you have completed and submitted your application online, be sure to download and print the W-9 form and ACH form.
  • Step 7: Issue the Bonus Payment
    Once the sub grant payment is received by the Provider, the Provider should issue the bonus payment to their eligible staff as per the Department’s guidelines. Please reference the Child Care Workforce Stabilization (CCWS) Grant Application and Guidance.
    The bonus payment is taxable so the Provider should withhold taxes as per Federal and State regulations.
    CCWS GRANT APPLICATION & GUIDANCE  CCWS GRANT PAYOUT SCHEDULE
  • Step 8: Verification & Certification
    Return all verifications forms that TCR sends to you back to TCR by the assigned deadline.
    Provider must certify that information reported is true and accurate.
    Documentation of bonus payments issued to provider staff must be available for review by the Vendor (TCR).

Instructions for completing Supplemental Application

  • Step 1: Submission
    Each Quarter after the initial application, Providers will need to complete form CCWS-B (Child Care Workforce Stabilization Grant Supplemental Application).
    SUBMIT ONLINE  DOWNLOAD & PRINT
  • Step 2: Employee Roster
    Complete the Employee Roster CCWS-E. This is Section 2 of the online form. If you are downloading and printing your application, please use the forms below. All applications must include form CCWS-E. If you need additional lines for employees, use form CCWS-E-1.
    FORM CCWS-E   FORM CCWS-E-1
  • Step 3: Submission
    You must return all forms as per Department guidelines to TCR to be eligible for continuing sub grants each quarter.