We offer several ways of making tuition payments, so that you can choose the one that fits you best. We accept checks and credit/debit cards onsite, online payments, and can even set up automatic payments.
On site: We accept checks, credit cards, debit cards, cash, Flex Plan debit cards, and we participate in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The goal of this program is to provide access to quality child care that allows parents to work, attend education and training programs, etc. Child care services through the CCAP are purchased from licensed, certified and registered providers (see details below).
Online: When paying online, you have the option to make a one time payment or set up automatic, recurring payments. Click below to make your selection.
NEED HELP PAYING FOR CHILDCARE?
Contact the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Applications can be taken in the Department for Community Based Services offices in all 120 counties, by phone toll free at (855) 306-8959 or online at benefind.ky.gov.
CHILD CARE TAX CREDIT
Under current federal law, eligible families can claim child care tax credits up to:
$2,100 from the federal Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (up to $1,050 for each of your first two children; the exact amount depends on your income and actual child care expenses);
$1,000 per child from the federal Child Tax Credit; and
$5,657 from the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. (The exact amount depends on your income)
For more information on tax information for parents, visit:
Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit
Child Tax Credit
Earned Income Tax Credit
The National Women's Law Center
New Beginnings will provide you with a digital year-end statement when it becomes available. This statement is meant to assist with your income tax preparation and information contained within the statement should reflect your personal records (check copies, receipts and other information) to determine the appropriate amounts of dependent care when preparing your tax return.
Visit IRS.gov to learn more about dependent care expenses when preparing your tax return.