Good Start Grants (Marathon County)
Providing financial assistance for eligible families in Marathon County to ensure they have access to quality, affordable child care. Good Start Grants are intended for families that do not receive child care assistance through Wisconsin Shares and meet the eligibility guidelines.
If you are a Marathon County resident and are interested to see if your child care program qualifies for Good Start Grants, please contact Rachele at Childcaring.
Good Start Grants is currently funded by:
Scholarship Aid (Wood County & Portions of Clark County)
The scholarship aid program assists families who find it difficult to pay a child care bill. Currently, the program limits families to a one-time use of funds (Maximum: $1,000). The Scholarship Aid program targets families who are between 185% and 200% of the federal poverty level. Limited-term child care assistance is paid directly to the regulated child care provider.