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National Report Shows Need for Continued Investments in Child Care Assistance for Kentucky Families

Contact: Andrea Bennett 502-381-1176 Jeffersontown, KY - Kentucky Youth Advocates joins the National Women's Law Center today in releasing the state-by-state report, Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2014. The report examines five critical factors that determine the affordability, accessibility and quality of child care assistance for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Turning the Corner: State Child Care Assistance Policies 2014 compares data from February 2014 to data from February 2013 and 2001 [...]

By |2014-10-22T10:22:40-04:00October 22nd, 2014|News Room|

Statement on Child Care Eligibility Being Raised to 140% of Poverty Beginning August 4

Kentucky families and local economies won today as Governor Beshear announced that the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) would be restored in early August.  Particularly significant is the Governor’s commitment to increase eligibility from its current level – 100% - to 140% this fiscal year with an increase to 150% of poverty in July 2015.  That means parents can keep their jobs and ensure quality care for their children.  That means child care centers – such [...]

By |2014-06-20T23:50:34-04:00June 20th, 2014|News Room|
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