Families with young children experiencing homelessness are nearly invisible. It’s time for communities to come together to collaborate on affordable housing initiatives for families with young children, and to look for every opportunity possible to provide supportive services, including early intervention services, for families with children under age 6 experiencing homelessness.
Today is World Teachers’ Day, a time to acknowledge and thank the teachers in our classrooms for all they do to support, nurture and educate our children. What they could really use this World Teachers’ Day is better pay and benefits.
Approximately one in 18 (1.3 million) infants, toddlers and preschoolers experiences homelessness each year, impacting their health, well-being, and development. This primer explores the impact of early childhood homelessness across the United States on our young children…
“Perfect Timing”: How CCSA’s COVID-19 Relief Fund Made a Significant Difference for Child Care Programs Across N.C.
Awarded child care programs share the impact of the grant first-hand: “…The timing [of the CCSA COVID-19 Relief Fund] was perfect. It came at a point in time where there was a lot of uncertainty and a lot of demand for us to stay open, but we didn’t know what that was supposed to look like and we weren’t getting a lot of guidance.”