How Do I Pay? Apply for Assistance Child Care Assistance Program The Child Care Assistance program can help you pay a portion of your child care expenses each month. Local Child Care Assistance Options Starting Point can assist in finding local scholarship programs or grant funds that may be available. Apply for Healthcare, Child Care, Food and Cash Benefits Use the Ohio Benefits site to apply for a variety of aid. Apply for Scholarships Tri-C has many scholarship opportunities available to Tri-C students. Awards may be considered for childcare, temporary transportation costs, and other situations that may restrict access to education.