Child Care Assistance

Child Care & Development Fund (CCDF)

Welcome to the Shawnee Tribe Child Care & Development Fund Program (CCDF). We help eligible families with their financial obligation for child care.

Our goal is to increase the availability, affordability, and quality for child care in the Shawnee Tribe service area. The Shawnee Tribe service area is a 100-mile radius from the Tribal Complex in Miami, Oklahoma.

Applicants may download the application along with a check list of documentation that must be submitted with application for approval. Applications can be faxed or scanned and emailed. Please call the Shawnee Tribe CCDF Program at 918-542-7232 to make an appointment.

Information For Childcare Assistance:

Eligibility Requirements

  • Parent(s) must be working, going to school, or enrolled in a job-training program. School may be high school, college, or GED preparation. Job training includes Vo-Tech, or job skills training program.
  • Families must meet Child Care Services’ Net monthly income guidelines. Parents must share the cost of child care by paying a monthly co-payment fee based on a sliding fee scale.
  • Parent or child meets the federal definition of an Indian.
  • Family must live within the Shawnee Tribe service area. The Shawnee Tribe service area is a 100 mile radius from the Tribal Complex.

Client Forms:

Provider Forms:


American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)


Family Child Care Home applications will be accepted for a limited time beginning July 6, 2022 until funds are no longer available.

Family Child Care Home Applications 



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Shawnee Tribe CCDF Program

21 N. Eight Tribes Trail, Miami,OK 74354

918-542-2441, ext. 113, 111