Child Care Aware of Kansas

Child Care Costs

Child care costs can vary widely, depending on the location, size of the facility, the age of the child and other factors. If you need more detailed information for a particular area or type of program please call us at 1-877-678-2548 and a Referral Specialist will help you.

pdf Breaking the Piggy Bank: Parents and the High Price of Child Care

Average costs for child care:

pdfKansas 2010
pdfNational (by state) 2010

Financial Assistance for Families: financial assistance is also available to families that might not otherwise be able to afford high-quality child care. Click on any of the links below to learn more about these programs.

some child care programs receive local funding from community partners to help off-set the cost of child care to qualifying families.

Sliding fee scales and multi-child discounts: some child care programs offer adjustable rates dependent upon the income of the family and/or the number of children enrolled at the child care facility. Check with the child care facility to see what is available.