WAGE$ eligibility requirements for Adams, Allamakee, Appanoose, Cass, Clarke, Davis, Decatur, Jefferson, Lee, Lucas, Monona, Montgomery, Page, Ringgold, Van Buren, Wapello, Wayne and Webster Counties:

The licensed child care center or registered child development home must...

1) Have any QRS rating or be nationally accredited (NAEYC or NAFCC).

2) Accept Child Care Assistance (CCA).

3) Provide full-day, full-year care to children ages 0-3. *Note: Any staff working with children ages 0-5 in these programs may apply for WAGE$, as long as the program itself serves children under the age of 3 years.


Funds for WAGE$ supplements in these counties come from: