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An innovative childcare financial assistance fund for eligible town residents and those who work in Chatham, intended to help local, working families with their childcare expenses.


This Chatham community resource offers temporary, short-term assistance with child care costs for qualifying families, especially those families experiencing unexpected or extraordinary situations that are impacting their ability to pay for their MA licensed childcare arrangements.


While there is no cut-off for income eligibility, income is one of the factors considered in the application review process and accurate income documentation and verification are required.


  • Open to year-round Chatham residents or individuals employed in the town of Chatham.

  • Awards vary upon need and availability of funds.

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

  • Awards may be used only with MA licensed childcare providers


*Funding subject to approval by registered voters at the Chatham Annual Town Meeting May 2024.


Application packets for 2024-2025 funds will be available beginning April 22, 2024 on this website or at

Completed application packets will be accepted, beginning April 22, 2024.

Need more Info?

Contact Monomoy Community Services 508-945-1501.

**The program is managed by Monomoy Community Services and is made available through the Chatham Human Services Advisory Committee and the Town of Chatham.**


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