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Update: Provider Transition Grants & Early Childhood Educator Workforce Salary Supplements

Information received from the Office of Child and Family Services
Date: January 19, 2023

As previously announced, the Provider Transition Grants will continue for the months of January, February, march and April 2023 and programs will be eligible to receive $25 per licensed capacity slot. Transition Grants will end after the April payment is issued in May. Please remember payments received are for the previous month.


The Early Childhood Educator Workforce Salary Supplements are ongoing using State General Fund dollars and will not end when the Provider Transition Grants end. To be eligible:

  • Providers must update the MRTQ registry AND the Early Childhood Educator Workforce
    Salary Supplement Portal
    with any staffing changes each month by the deadlines below.
  • February 6, 2023, for the month of January 2023.
  • March 6th for the month of February 2023.
  • April 6th for the month of March.
  • May 6th for the month of April.
    Reminders;
  • If you forget your access code for the ECE Salary Supplement Wage Portal, there is a link
    to retrieve it on the log in page.
  • If there have been no changes to your programs’ staff, then you may disregard this
    reminder.
  • If you already registered, you do not need to register again you will continue receiving
    payments.
  • ECE Salary Supplement Program Guidance and Training

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FCCAM works to unify, promote and strengthen quality professional family child care in Maine. We understand the critical role of child care providers in the lives of children and families. Through collaboration with other organizations we work to increase awareness of our profession and the value of a strong child care system to Maine's diverse communities.