The First 5 Fresno County Scholarship Program increases access to high quality early care and education for families that do not qualify for state support. Scholarships are available for a select number of families per classroom who meet income eligibility requirements.
Subsidized Early Learning and Care Services General Child Care (6 weeks – 3 years old) and State Preschool (3 – 5 years old)
Parents must be income-eligible as well as meet the need criteria. See table below for the income guidelines:
Updates based on 2017 ACS from California Department of Finance
Source: 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample File
Note: State Median Income for families of 5 persons or more are calculated by multiplying the SMI for a family of four by the ratio for the appropriate family size used in the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program and specified in federal regulations at paragraphs (5), (6), and (7) of subdivision (b) of Section 96.85 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations.