Information for COVID-19 Employers, Jobseekers and Child Care
Having trouble filing an unemployment claim online? Our Unemployment Benefit System online portal is available 24 hours a day but is experiencing a high volume of visitors. We are seeing lower volume on the online portal between 10:00p.m. and 8 a.m. You may want to try back during those hours to file your claim or check the status of your claim.

The child care services program subsidizes child care for low-income families, promoting long-term self-sufficiency by enabling parents to work or attend workforce training or education activities. It also educates parents about the availability of quality child care, which enhances children’s early learning.

Parents

Learn how eligible families of children under the age of 13 may receive child care financial assistance so that parents can work, attend school, or participate in training.

Child Care Providers

Find child care provider resources including information about the Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification program which is a quality rating system for Texas early childhood programs.