Financial Aid

PACCC’s Family Partnership Program

In keeping with our mission, PACCC seeks opportunities to develop funding resources and outreach for low-income families in the local community.

PACCC leverages funding from the City of Palo Alto, the State of California (in partnership with the Palo Alto Unified School District) and its own fundraising efforts to provide high quality early childhood programs for qualifying families.

City of Palo Alto Funding

Who is eligible to apply?  Low income families in need of affordable quality child care in Palo Alto.

Families must meet the following criteria:

  • Parent/Guardian is a resident of Palo Alto, or
  • Parent/Guardian is an employee of the City of Palo Alto, or
  • Child attends Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) through the Voluntary Transfer Program (VTP).  To apply for VTP, call San Mateo County Office of Education at (650) 802-5314.

AND Parent/Guardian:

  • fits within the City of Palo Alto Income Guidelines
  • is employed, or seeking employment, or
  • is a student in an accredited program, or
  • is unable to care for the child due to disability (incapacitated)

Important forms:

State of California Department of Education Funding

Who is eligible to apply?  Low-income families in need of affordable quality child care in Santa Clara County.

Families must meet the following criteria:

  • Parent/Guardian is a resident of California, or
  • Parent/Guardian is eligible to work in the state of California

AND Parent/Guardian:

Important forms:

Get on the waiting list(s)

If you feel you qualify for program funding you must:

1. Complete the appropriate Eligibility List Form for the program(s) for which you qualify.
2. Return the form(s) to PACCC’s Financial Aid Coordinator, Cipriana Morin Ramos, by:

  • Mailing to: 3990 Ventura Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306, Attention: Cipriana Morin Ramos
  • Faxing to: (650) 493-0936 Attention: Cipriana Morin Ramos
  • Emailing to: cmorinramos@paccc.org

If you experience any changes please contact Cipriana Morin Ramos at 650-493-2361 ext 21.