The funds for the childcare program come from an appropriation from the North Carolina General Assembly. The program is designed to assist student-parents attending community colleges throughout North Carolina. This is a block fund which means each community college is allotted a certain portion of the total appropriation. This is a limited fund and therefore not all applicants will receive assistance. If you are interested in applying for funds, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 828-395-1434.
Student parents accepted to the program will choose a licensed childcare facility or other childcare provider and must sign an agreement with the provider. Isothermal’s role in this selection is limited to providing financial assistance only. Childcare funding payments will not be made to any member of the student’s household.
To remain eligible for childcare funds a student should do the following: