Every Registered Child Care Provider and Child Care Facility is eligible for an annual Health and Safety Grant. The grants allows up to $250.00 for Registered Child Care Providers and up to $500.00 for Child Care Facilities. The Health and Safety Grants are available in order to meet health and safety requirements, improve the quality of care for children or for advancement in the tiered reimbursement system. The application is available at your local MountainHeart office, from your Child Care Regulatory Specialist, from any member of the MountainHeart Professional Development Team or at the Grant Application link. To apply for a Health & Safety grant follow these steps:
1. Complete the application and mail to the address below. Be sure to include your signature and the date.
MountainHeart Child Care Resource and Referral
Attention: Susan McCoy – Health & Safety Grants
P.O. Box 1610
Lewisburg, WV 24901
In order to receive reimbursement for health and safety training, such as approved training in basic first aid that includes rescue breathing-choke saving, submit the receipt of payment and a copy of your certification card. Any rescue breathing-choke saving classes taken online will not be approved. Mail grant application requests, receipts or all other documentation required to the above address.
2. Applicants will be notified by letter of approval or denial of the grant or reimbursement request.