Truist Charitable Fund contributed $50,000 to support North Carolina child care programs with the CCSA COVID-19 Relief Fund Chapel Hill, N.C., August 3, 2020: The Child Care Services Association (CCSA) COVID-19 Relief Fund received a $50,000 grant from the Truist Charitable Fund to support North Carolina’s child care programs. The CCSA
Voices of Strength and Resilience in Early Childhood: Providers Need Support to Cope with an Ever-Changing COVID-19 Reality
Predictability offers emotional protection to COVID-19 stress responses for young children. But, predictability is difficult to maintain when some child care family homes and centers don’t have the resources they need to stay afloat.
North Carolina is a leader in early childhood education (ECE), and your vote impacts funding for educational budgets, educator salaries, nutrition and student safety. Our state’s youngest children are depending on us to vote for them this November. Be sure to double-check your voter registration status before November 3!
COVID-19 Pandemic: Warning Bells Sounding Related to Increased Homelessness among Families with Children
Throughout North Carolina, with the onset of COVID-19, high unemployment and a reduction in income for many families, there are an increasing number of families with children at risk for homelessness.
A “Home Away From Home:” Essential Child Care Programs Use CCSA COVID-19 Relief Funding to Provide Safe Spaces for Learning and Growth
We all depend on child care, which is clearer now, given our experience with COVID-19. Additional funding is also essential because child care programs offer a safe space for children during this challenging time. This year, in particular, it is especially important for children to have a sense of normalcy and happiness.