The Child Care Connection Hawaii program is a statewide service that offers the licensing of child care facilities and child care payment assistance to needy families. Under the licensing program, the primary intent is to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of children cared for within licensed facilities. Under the payment assistance program, financially needy families can apply for child care assistance if they work or are attending training to become self-sufficient.

Program Goal:  To assist able-bodied persons receiving cash assistance to obtain employment and to become self-sufficient.