In order to receive funds from Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas Child Care Services, providers must meet the following criteria:
For more information on provider requirements, click on the links below.
Texas Rising Star (TRS) Provider certification is a process for improving the quality of child care services provided in Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas’ 12- county Service Delivery Area. A Texas Rising Star Provider is a child care provider that has an agreement with the Board's Child Care Services (CCS) Contractor to serve families receiving CCS assistance and that voluntarily meets requirements that exceed the State's Minimum Licensing Standards for child care facilities. The Texas Rising Star Provider certification system provides graduated levels of certification as providers meet progressively higher certification requirements.
Certification as a Texas Rising Star Provider is available to Licensed Center, Licensed Child Care Home, and Registered Child Care Home providers who meet the certification criteria. The process improves the quality of child care provided, not only to CCS-subsidized children, but to all children enrolled in certified facilities.
The benefits to being a Texas Rising Star Provider include:
Contact us for more information about the TRS program, or to apply to be a TRS provider.
Texas Government Code §2308.3171 defines a “quality child care indicator” as any appropriate indicator of quality services, including if the provider is:
For additional information on becoming a Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas Child Care Provider, email Provider Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-256-1030.