You no longer have to be open for a year to apply! Programs may now be accepted if they have been open 6 months and have been awarded an Annual license by OCCL. Programs are now screened and accepted on a rolling admissions basis prior to each application deadline.
Delaware Stars application deadlines for 2014 will be January 15th, April 15th, July 15th, and October 15th. Click here to apply now! Programs are eligible to apply to Delaware Stars if they have been open and serving families with a current, valid license from the Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL) for a minimum of 6 months prior to application and, at the time of enrollment, are not under any enforcement action, including suspension, probation, or warning of probation. In addition, there must be no outstanding concerns with Purchase of Care (POC) or the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Programs are now screened and accepted on a rolling admissions basis prior to each application deadline.