Early Childhood Homelessness

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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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Homelessness
Jennifer Gioia

CCSA Releases Tool for Homeless Shelters to Provide Positive Environments for Young Children Post-COVID-19

One in every 16 children under six years old in the U.S. classifies as homeless, jeopardizing their health, development and well-being. The updated and validated Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool, released by Child Care Services Association (CCSA), supports shelters to provide positive environments for young children. Chapel Hill, N.C., May 26,

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Homelessness
Jennifer Gioia

Child Care Services Association Releases State Plans for Families with Children Experiencing Homelessness

Child Care Services Association (CCSA) releases Families with Children Experiencing Homelessness, FY2019-FY2021 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plans outlining efforts in all 50 states Chapel Hill, N.C., January 15, 2020: Child Care Services Association (CCSA) works to ensure every child has the best start in life with high-quality child

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