Childcare Subsidy, Rent Relief, and Mortgage Relief Programs Available
New Childcare Subsidy for Income-Eligible Local Families
Childcare Subsidies are available for low to moderate-Income families in Acton.
Participating families will receive $3,000 for children preschool aged or younger and $2,000 for children in Kindergarten to age 13 towards their daycare or after school costs so that parents and guardians may work, go to school or seek employment.
Funds will be allocated to income qualified families on a first come, first serve basis by each Town using the income limits below with a maximum award during the grant year not to exceed $5,000 per child. Interested residents should contact the Laura Ducharme firstname.lastname@example.org or (978) 929-6651.
The Town also would like to notify residents that the Emergency Rental Assistance Program ( ERAP) and Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) are currently accepting new applications.
The MAP and ERAP Programs are a collaborative effort with the Regional Housing Services Office (RHSO), who will provide administrative support for the program.
Income eligibility for the ERAP and MAP program is up to 100% of the Area Median Income ($119k for a family of four).
Eligible residents are encouraged to apply for these programs. Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis until funds are exhausted
To learn more about additional local and government resources available to assist with rent and other essential needs please visit abuw.org/COVID19.
For more information about the ERAP, MAP or Childcare Subsidy programs or to request application assistance please contact:
Laura Ducharme, Community Services Coordinator at (978) 929-6651 or email@example.com