COM has been approved for subsidized child care through Workforce Solutions, formerly The WorkSource. COM has a local initiative contract with Workforce Solutions and they will determine eligibility for the child care scholarship. The Workforce Solutions office is located at 3549 Palmer Highway in Texas City, and the telephone number is 409-949-9055 or 1-888-600-5936. Students must state that they are enrolled at COM to apply for child care assistance.

COM also offers child care assistance through the Carl Perkins grant. This grant is for both full-time and part-time students who have declared a career and technical education major and who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant. Other eligibility requirements may apply. Applications are available in the Student Financial Aid Office.