Early Childhood Homelessness

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From the President
Jennifer Gioia

Families with Young Children Experiencing Homelessness: It’s Time for Community Solutions

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.

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CCSA
Jennifer Gioia

An Invisible Crisis: Early Childhood Homelessness – A Primer

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…

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CCSA
Jennifer Gioia

Saturday’s Eviction Ban is Set to Expire, Increasing the Risk of Homelessness for N.C. Families with Children

Saturday’s nationwide eviction ban is set to expire. President Biden is asking Congress to extend the ban. Congress needs to hear from you! We advocate for young children to be in high quality early learning programs. We also must advocate for them to be in safe and secure homes. Both housing and early childhood programming are essential for our children and families!

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Homelessness
Jennifer Gioia

Bringing Shelters and Early Childhood Communities Together: A Pilot Project to Increase ECE Access for Families Experiencing Homelessness

Child Care Services Association, in collaboration with North Carolina State University, is piloting the Increasing ECE Access for Families Experiencing Homelessness program. Funded as part of North Carolina’s Preschool Development Grant, the project is designed to build an increased understanding of the needs of families with young children experiencing homelessness.

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