child care

June 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery está Aceptando Solicitudes del Fondo de Ayuda para Cuidado Infantil

El Condado de Montgomery está aceptando solicitudes para su fondo de ayuda de emergencia de $10 millones a partir del lunes a las 3 p.m. El Programa de Recuperación de Cuidado Infantil está destinado a compensar la reapertura de gastos y pérdidas relacionadas con COVID-19. A principios de junio, el Concejo del Condado aprobó el […]

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June 29, 2020 | Alex Argiris

County Accepting Applications for Child Care Relief Fund

Montgomery County is accepting applications for its $10 million emergency relief fund starting Monday at 3 p.m. The Child Care Recovery Program is intended to offset reopening expenses and losses related to COVID-19. Earlier in June, the County Council approved the money for the relief fund, allocating $6.5 million to licensed child care centers and […]

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June 22, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Elrich Town Hall Will Address Reopening Challenges for Child Care

County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a virtual town hall Monday night for child care providers. Elrich is planning on answering questions and providing information about supporting early child care education as the county prepares to reopen its over 1,300 child care programs. The town hall comes in the wake of the Montgomery County Council’s […]

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June 18, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Navarro on Emergency Child Care Relief Fund: ‘I Hope That This Will Make a Big Difference’

Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro discussed the new emergency child care relief fund during an interview with Montgomery Community Media. The fund, approved Tuesday by the county council, will distribute $10 million to child care programs impacted by COVID-19. Approximately $6.5 million will go to childcare centers, while $3.5 million will assist family childcare providers, […]

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June 17, 2020 | Alex Argiris

County Council Approves $10 Million in Emergency Funding for Child Care

The Montgomery County Council has approved a $10 million emergency relief fund for child care centers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Child care programs across the county have been shuttered for months as stay-at-home orders were implemented. The Child Care Recovery Program will aim to offset reopening expenses and losses related to COVID-19. Over 1,300 […]

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June 10, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

$10 Million Appropriation Introduced to Help Child Care Programs Financially Recover

While child care businesses in Montgomery County continue to suffer financially from COVID-19, a newly introduced special appropriation could provide the industry with funds to reopen. Montgomery County councilmembers Nancy Navarro, Hans Riemer and Andrew Friedson introduced a special appropriation of $10 million in an effort to assist child care businesses suffering financial losses due […]

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March 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Nueva Legislación Aliviaría Costos de Cuidado Infantil

Se espera que la legislación, recientemente introducida en el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, ayude a los empleadores a atraer y retener a sus empleados al aliviar la carga de los costos de cuidado infantil. Los concejales Gabe Albornoz y Nancy Navarro presentaron recientemente el Proyecto de Ley 9-20, Fondo de Desarrollo Económico – Programa […]

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March 10, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Legislation Would Ease Burden of Child Care Costs For Employees

Newly introduced legislation is expected to help employers attract and retain talent by easing the burden of child care costs on employees. Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Nancy Navarro recently introduced Bill 9-20, Economic Development Fund-Local Business Child Care Grant Program. Officials say this will provide an incentive to help small businesses throughout the county attract […]

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March 9, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Councilmembers Propose Grants for Funding Childcare

On March 3, councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Nancy Navarro proposed legislation to provide grants to local businesses to help offset the cost of childcare. The proposal creates the Local Business Child Care Grant Program in the hopes of expanding access to quality child care in Montgomery County. The bill would provide local businesses with the […]

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November 14, 2017 | Laura Rowles

Hope Grows Child Development Center Opens Second Location in Germantown

A pirate ship playground; vibrant, bold, inviting colors; an exquisite room dedicated to infants with cribs, bright mirrors, warm rugs sensory tables and more; several other classrooms full of arts and crafts supplies; clothes for dress-up and pretend play, musical instruments to explore and spaces to play, to learn and explore; and an area built […]

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