Child care grants aim to expand access for Juneau families

Posted on AllSides August 14th, 2023
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The Southeast Alaska Association for the Education of Young Children is giving out $120,000 in grants to increase the number of licensed child care spots in Juneau. Blue Shibler, the association’s executive director, said existing child care providers and those looking to open new centers can both apply. The funding is left over from the city’s child care provider subsidy program. Shibler said it’s an opportunity for Juneau residents to make a difference for local families and the workforce. “We’re having worker shortages at the school district and in medical...

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