San Jacinto College Child Care Grants

Child Care Grants

Need assistance paying for child care? San Jacinto College offers many ways to help. Learn more about child care grants available to San Jac student-parents. 

Child Care

Two Grants, One Application

Finding child care—and finding a way to pay for it—often isn't easy. But we try to make the process as simple as possible for you. With one application, you can potentially tap into one of two grants we offer:

  • Affordable Accredited Child Care Equals Student-Parent Success (AACCESS)
  • Perkins Child Care Assistance

Learn more about each grant below and fill out our application today.

AACCESS Child Care Assistance

With AACCESS child care assistance, you can get reimbursed for a percentage of your child care expenses. 

Eligibility Requirements

Qualifications include:

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours per semester
  • Must attend two parent/family activities per semester
  • Must complete a FAFSA application for current academic year
  • Must complete the AACCESS Parent Agreement PDF
  • Priority funding for single parent families

Family Events

Participating AACCESS student-parents will be required to attend one of these events per term, along with their children, as part of the parent agreement included in the AACCESS application process.

Be on the lookout for upcoming events. Past events include Family Literacy Night, Family Science Night, Week of the Young Child, and OLE! Playground.

Parent Events

Participating AACCESS student-parents will be required to attend at least one of the programs (examples listed below) per semester, as part of the parent agreement when applying for the AACCESS program. Events may include, but are not limited to:

  • Mental health informational presentation
  • Community resources presentation
  • Financial literacy presentation
  • Paying for school workshop
  • CHIP, Medicaid, and other healthcare resources
  • Nutrition education, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), home gardening
  • College resources and services presentation

Reimbursement Rates

Your award amount is dependent on Estimated Family Contribution (EFC). Calculate your expected reimbursement rate:


EFC Amount

(Pell eligible only)

CCAMPIS % Discount

Estimated Weekly Payment (avg.)*:
5 days, 1 child

Estimated Weekly Payment (avg.)*:
5 days, 2 children
Estimated Weekly Payment (avg.)*:
3 days, 1 child
Estimated Weekly Payment (avg.)*:
3 days, 2 children
$0-$200 EFC 100% $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
$201 - $500 EFC 80% $33.00 $62.70 $19.80 $37.62
$501 - $1000 EFC 60% $66.00 $125.40 $39.60 $75.24
$1001 - $1500 EFC 50% $82.50 $156.75 $49.50 $94.05
$1501 - $3000 EFC 40% $99.00 $188.10 $59.40 $112.86
$3000 - $4500 EFC 25% $123.75 $235.13 $74.25 $141.08
$4500 - EFC cut-off 20% $132.00 $250.80 $79.20 $150.48
Above EFC cut-off (reg. student rate) Not eligible for discount $165 $313.50 $99 $188.10
Non-student Rate N/A $185 $351.50 $111 $210.90



Get Child Care Support

At San Jacinto College, we’re dedicated to providing personal support to student-parents. Learn how we can help you balance your family responsibilities with your educational dreams.