Noticed a change in your payment?
Here are some reasons your payments may change:
1. Your child had a significant birthday - for example your payment may go up the month when your child turns 12.
2. Your child care rate has decreased or been eliminated due to your child age.
3. For Northstar families - A cost of living increase has occured; this typically happens in July and is based on the USDA's Cost of Raising a Child.