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This page tells you the steps for setting up child care after you are approved for Employment Related Day Care (ERDC). You get to choose your child care provider. The resources on this page can help you find high quality, stable child care.
Knowing that your child is well cared for while you go to work or school can help you feel better about leaving your child in care. Quality child care is safe for your child, makes your child feel comfortable, helps your child grow and learn, and can be counted on when you need it.
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Before the provider starts taking care of your child, make sure they have been approved for payment by DELC. This is called being “listed and approved."
Note: Being listed and approved to provide child care for ERDC is not the same as being a licensed child care provider. Make sure your provider is listed and approved with DELC before they start taking care of your child.
Tell an DELC worker the child care provider you choose. You can also call the Direct Pay Unit (DPU) at 800-699-9074.
The provider will get a billing form after they are approved and connected to your case. Your provider needs to have the billing form before providing care. If the provider doesn't get the form, check with a DELC worker or call 800-699-9074.
The form will show:
You are responsible for making your copay to your child care provider each month.
Learn more about copays and billing
If any of the following changes happen , you must report this to DELC within 10 days of the change:
How to report changes
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