Financial Aid

The City of Aspen and Kids First provide financial aid for childcare.
Parents are eligible to apply if you:
  • Have a child under 5
  • Have a child attending a licensed Pitkin County childcare program
  • Work or live in the Aspen Urban Growth Boundary
  • Qualify financially
  • Work during the hours your child receives care
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Childcare Financial Aid Calculator
Here are a few questions to help determine possible eligibility for financial aid:
How many members in your household, including yourself, your spouse or significant other, dependents (children under 18)?
What is your household's total gross income per year?
How many children under five in childcare?
What are the average # of days your child(ren) will be enrolled in childcare per week?
What is your daily cost of childcare per child?