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PDFWAC 110-15-0205

Daily child care ratesLicensed or certified family home child care providers.

(1) Base rate. DCYF pays the lesser of the following to a licensed or certified family home child care provider:
(a) The provider's private pay rate for that child; or
(b) The maximum child care subsidy daily rate for that child as listed in the following table effective July 1, 2020:
 
 
Infants
(Birth - 11 mos.)
Enhanced
Toddlers
(12 - 17 mos.)
Toddlers
(18 - 29 mos.)
Preschool
(30 mos. - 6 yrs not attending kindergarten or school)
School-age
(5 - 12 yrs attending
kindergarten or school)
Region 1
Full-Day
Half-Day
$34.32
$17.16
$34.32
$17.16
$29.41
$14.70
$29.41
$14.70
$27.45
$13.73
Spokane County
Full-Day
Half-Day
$39.23
$19.61
$39.23
$19.61
$32.36
$16.18
$31.18
$15.59
$29.41
$14.70
Region 2
Full-Day
Half-Day
$38.23
$19.11
$38.23
$19.11
$34.32
$17.16
$30.86
$15.43
$29.41
$14.70
Region 3
Full-Day
Half-Day
$49.00
$24.50
$49.00
$24.50
$44.14
$22.07
$39.27
$19.64
$34.32
$17.16
Region 4
Full-Day
Half-Day
$58.82
$29.41
$58.82
$29.41
$55.68
$27.84
$49.00
$24.50
$34.32
$17.16
Region 5
Full-Day
Half-Day
$44.14
$22.07
$44.14
$22.07
$39.23
$19.61
$34.32
$17.16
$31.36
$15.68
Region 6
Full-Day
Half-Day
$37.86
$18.93
$37.86
$18.93
$34.32
$17.16
$31.36
$15.68
$28.95
$14.48
(2) Effective July 1, 2019, family home providers in all regions and for all ages will receive a partial-day rate that is seventy-five percent of the full-day rate when:
(a) The family home provider provides child care services for the child during a morning session and an afternoon session. A morning session begins at any time after 12:00 a.m. and ends before 12:00 p.m. An afternoon session begins at any time after 12:00 p.m. and ends before 12:00 a.m.;
(b) The child is absent from care in order to attend school or preschool; and
(c) The family home provider is not entitled to payment at the full-day rate.
(d) A child care provider is not entitled to two partial-day rates totaling one hundred fifty percent of the daily rate.
(3) A single partial-day monthly unit will be authorized for a school-age child who attends a licensed family home child care and is:
(a) Eligible for a full-time authorization and in care for less than five hours on a typical school day;
(b) Authorized for care with only one provider; and
(c) Expected to need care before and after school.
Partial-Day Monthly Rates
 
July-August 2020
September 2020 - June 2021
Region 1
$603.90
$487.24
Spokane
$647.02
$522.03
Region 2
$647.02
$522.03
Region 3
$755.04
$609.18
Region 4
$755.04
$609.18
Region 5
$689.92
$556.64
Region 6
$636.90
$513.86
(4) The monthly unit will be prorated for partial months of authorization.
(5) WAC 110-300-0005 and 110-300-0355 allow providers to care for children from birth up to and including the end of their eligibility period after their thirteenth birthday.
(6) The provider must obtain a child-specific and time-limited exception from DCYF to provide care for a child outside the age listed on the family home child care license.
(7) If a provider is granted an exception to care for a child who is thirteen years of age or older at application or reapplication:
(a) The payment rate is the same as subsection (1) of this section and the five through twelve year age range column is used for comparison; and
(b) The child must meet the special needs requirement as described in WAC 110-15-0220.
(8) DCYF pays family home child care providers at the licensed home rate regardless of their relation to the children (with the exception listed in subsection (9) of this section).
(9) DCYF cannot pay family home child care providers to provide care for children in their care if the provider is:
(a) The child's biological, adoptive or step-parent;
(b) The child's legal guardian or the guardian's spouse or live-in partner; or
(c) Another adult acting in loco parentis or that adult's spouse or live-in partner.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.216.055 and 43.216.065. WSR 20-15-161, § 110-15-0205, filed 7/22/20, effective 8/22/20; WSR 20-08-077, § 110-15-0205, filed 3/26/20, effective 4/26/20; WSR 19-12-058, § 110-15-0205, filed 5/31/19, effective 7/1/19. WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-15-0205, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 17-12-035, § 170-290-0205, filed 5/31/17, effective 7/1/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 16-19-107, § 170-290-0205, filed 9/21/16, effective 10/22/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 16-09-059, § 170-290-0205, filed 4/15/16, effective 5/16/16; WSR 14-24-070, § 170-290-0205, filed 11/26/14, effective 1/1/15; WSR 14-20-088, § 170-290-0205, filed 9/29/14, effective 10/30/14; WSR 14-12-050, § 170-290-0205, filed 5/30/14, effective 6/30/14; WSR 13-21-113, § 170-290-0205, filed 10/22/13, effective 11/22/13. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 12-21-008, § 170-290-0205, filed 10/5/12, effective 11/5/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.060 and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 12-11-025, § 170-290-0205, filed 5/8/12, effective 6/8/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, 2006 c 265, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 09-22-043, § 170-290-0205, filed 10/28/09, effective 12/1/09. WSR 08-08-047, recodified as § 170-290-0205, filed 3/27/08, effective 3/27/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.12.340, 74.13.085, and 2005 c 518 § 207(3). WSR 05-20-051, § 388-290-0205, filed 9/30/05, effective 11/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.12.340, 74.13.085, and 2003 1st sp.s. c 25. WSR 04-08-021 and 04-08-134, § 388-290-0205, filed 3/29/04 and 4/7/04, effective 5/28/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.13.085. WSR 02-12-069, § 388-290-0205, filed 5/31/02, effective 7/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050 and C.F.R. Parts 98 and 99 (Child Care Development Fund Rules). WSR 02-01-135, § 388-290-0205, filed 12/19/01, effective 1/19/02.]
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