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Application for Parents

Families interested in applying for the Child Care Certificate Program must complete the online application found by clicking on the link below. As of January 2014, DECCD no longer accepts paper applications.

In addition, the Parent Statement of Agreement Form and Parent’s Rights and Responsibilities documents are provided below for your records.

If you are applying for services for a child that is not your biological child, please submit the Guardianship Form provided below with the rest of the documentation described in the application and follow-up email provided to you at the time of application.


Division of Early Childhood Care & Development
Mississippi Child Care Payment Program (CCPP)
Toll-Free: 800-877-7882
DECCD | PO Box 352 | Jackson, MS 39205
CCPP inquiries:
Other DECCD programs:

Click to report Child Care Fraud

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