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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
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Child Care

Pima Community College offers child care options for student parents. Along with a recently relaunched early learning center at the Desert Vista campus, explore funding opportunities that can support your child care needs. 

Desert Vista Early Learning Center 

Pima Community College's exciting NEW program for 3-5 year olds! 

After years of planning and preparation Pima Community College will once again be able to offer an on-campus preschool for student-parents. This project has been made possible through a collaboration with our community partners Child Parent Centers, Inc., Pima County PEEPS Program, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, and through funding from the US Department of Education, CCAMPIS grant. 

  • 20 preschool slots will be available for children, ages 3-5, fully potty trained.
  • For more information contact: 
    Julie Mendivil, CCAMPIS Program Manager
    Pueblo Building, Room A-136, Desert Vista Campus, 5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz.

Complete the application to be considered for funding or enrollment at Desert Vista Child Care Center or a DES-licensed facility with an agreement with the College.

Funding Available for Child Care

Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS)

Thanks to federal funding, the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) subsidizes the cost of childcare at the Desert Vista Child Care Center or other Arizona Department of Economic Security-licensed child care programs that have an agreement with the college. 

Learn about eligibility and program requirements today. 

Higher Education Child Care Project (HECCP)

New limited time funding opportunity!

The Higher Education Child Care Project's (HECCP) purpose is to provide qualified childcare assistance to income eligible parents of dependent children from birth to twelve (12) years of age who are enrolled full-time or part-time in any program at Pima Community College. The pilot project's end date is June 30, 2024. 

Learn about eligibility and program requirements today. 

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