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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on May 21, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Arizona, we recommend that you visit Arizona Together.

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Description of Program and Relief

Childcare for Children of COVID-19 Frontline Workers, Grocery Store Employees, and Food Bank Workers

The Office of the Governor has partnered with the Arizona Department of Education and local childcare providers to establish Arizona Enrichment Centers to offer child care options for children of COVID-19 frontline workers, grocery store employees, and food bank workers. Families with children 12 years old or younger can sign up for child care through licensed childcare providers across the state. There is also a list of unlicensed community care providers offering care for children, including youth 13 years old and older.

COVID-19 frontline workers and grocery store employees and food bank workers can register for care and apply for financial support by filling out this form.

Government or Lead Agency

Office of the Governor and the Arizona Department of Education

Dates Available

Arizona Enrichment Centers will be open beginning on April 6, 2020, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and will continue to offer prioritized care to eligible families through the end of July.

Beginning on May 14, 2020, the program will expand to offer prioritized child care for the children of grocery store employees and food bank workers.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Arizona Enrichment Centers will be available for children of COVID-19 critical frontline personnel, grocery store employees, and food bank workers who do not have access to child care and who work in categories of essential functions as defined in Executive Order 2020-12.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

To submit a question about the Arizona Enrichment Center program, click here.

List of Additional Information

To find an Enrichment Center, use this map tool.

For more information, click here.

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