child care

May 7, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Honors Child Care Providers on Their Appreciation Day

During Friday’s Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, Montgomery County officials took time out to thank those involved with the 1,271 licensed child care programs in the county that serve about 40,000 children. Of the 1,271 licensed facilities, 789 are family operations and 482 are centers and faith-based organizations. Child Care Provider Appreciation Day is celebrated […]

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November 5, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 5, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Nov. 5 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.Vote-By-Mail Ballot Canvassing Continues: The Montgomery County Board of Elections will resume processing remaining Vote-by-Mail ballots today at 1:30 p.m. The process continues after Election Day, with each day’s results added to the previous day’s total until all ballots are counted. Click […]

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August 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After-School Care Providers Will Continue to Use School Space This Fall

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) begins the school year on Aug. 31 with virtual-only classes for more than 166,000 students.  However, child care providers, who are already registered within the school system, will use MCPS classrooms to provide their services and support students who enroll in the program. Students enrolled in these programs known as […]

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August 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Otorga $10 Millones a Centros y Hogares de Cuidado Infantil

Casi 500 centros y hogares de cuidado infantil recibieron un total de $10 millones a través del Programa de Recuperación de Cuidado Infantil del Condado de Montgomery, anunció el 20 de agosto el ejecutivo Marc Elrich. “Brindar cuidado infantil seguro, que es esencial para muchos de nuestros residentes, especialmente durante esta pandemia, es desafiante y […]

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August 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Awards $10 Million To Child Care Centers, Homes

Almost 500 child care centers and family child care homes received a total of $10 million through the Montgomery County Child Care Recovery Program, Executive Marc Elrich announced Aug. 20. “Providing safe child care, which is essential for so many of our residents – especially during this pandemic, is challenging and costly,” Elrich wrote in […]

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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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