On My Way Pre-K is Indiana’s first state-funded prekindergarten program for low-income children. Families with children turning 4 by August 1 are invited to learn more about the program and how to apply.
What does On My Way Pre-K provide?
On My Way Pre-K awards grants to 4-year-olds from low-income families with FREE high-quality pre-K the year before they begin kindergarten. Families can choose from any approved On My Way Pre-K program.
Where will my child attend pre-K?
There are 30 approved, early childhood providers in Monroe County that are a Level 3 or 4 on Paths to QUALITY™ — Indiana’s child care quality rating and improvement system. Prekindergarten providers participating in On My Way Pre-K may include public schools, community-based programs, and private early child care centers and homes.
How do I know if my child qualifies?
If you check every box, apply at onmywayprek.org.
☐ Will your child turn four years old by August 1, 2020?
☐ Do you qualify for low-income assistance such as TANF, SNAP, WIC, or Medicaid?
☐ Are all parents/guardians in the household working or attending an accredited/certified education or training program? WE CAN HELP WITH FREE CLASSES! Call 812-230-1983 for details.
Maximum Gross Income Levels (127 percent of Federal Poverty Level)
|Family Size||127% FPL Monthly Income||127% FPL Annual Income|
How do I apply?
Visit onmywayprek.org or call Crystal Moore at (812) 230-1983. An On My Way Pre-K staff will contact you to set up an appointment and complete paperwork.
On My Way Pre-K is a program of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) and the Office Of Early Childhood And Out-Of-School Learning (OECOSL). Monroe Smart Start is serving as project lead to coordinate and implement On My Way Pre-K in Monroe County in collaboration with FSSA, OECOSL, and the Indiana Association for Education and Young Children.