Good Shepherd is among 110 centers that serve 4,300 children through the state's Office of Early Childhood. Additional funding is received through the Care 4 Kids program, which are federal funds administered by Ct. They have changed some of their eligibility requirements, which means that fewer parents are receiving assistance resulting in both families and the centers losing income. The Care 4 Kids payment rates have not been raised since 2002. In 2013 Good Shepherd saw a reduction of $50,000 from Care 4 Kids, and in 2014 we experienced a loss of $80,000.
have a father in our program that had to separate from his wife because of her
drug usage. He had an infant son and
daughter who was a toddler. Fortunately, two sliding-scale fee slots had just
the center had a low-fee place for these children the Dad has
been able to find work - first at a low-paying, part-time job, and then to a
good full-time job with benefits.
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Educate a child and you change a community. For the child, a good education means better career opportunities and higher lifetime earnings. College graduates enjoy better health and are more inclined to volunteer and vote. For the community, supporting our youths’ educational goals results in a stronger society.
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