Effort Helps Ensure Child Care Availability
Not a Barrier to Re-entering Workforce
AUSTIN –The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) approved changes to its subsidized child care program to reinstate work requirements for parents receiving benefits. The change, following the state’s continued re-openings of businesses, brings TWC's subsidized care program in line with its mission: to provide improved access to quality child care to enable families to return to work. The change goes into effect Nov. 1, but most parents on the program will continue to be covered until Nov. 27.
“This action ensures working parents continue to have access to an important child care program,” said TWC Chairman Bryan Daniel. “TWC's child care programs help parents care for their children, while they provide for their families.