Subsidized child care & the working poor
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Subsidized child care & the working poor interim project report by Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives. Committee on Aging and Human Services.

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Published by The Committee in Tallahassee, FL .
Written in English



  • Florida.


  • Child care services -- Finance -- Florida.,
  • Day care centers -- Finance -- Florida.,
  • Child welfare -- Florida.,
  • Working poor -- Florida.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSubsidized child care and the working poor
StatementFlorida House of Representatives, Committee on Aging and Human Services.
LC ClassificationsHQ778.65.F6 F66 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL632487M
LC Control Number96620504

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  This book spells out where to get help after you lose your job, your home, or both. It specifically shows where to apply for government aid programs that offer food, heating bills assistance, subsidized phone service, subsidized housing, subsidized child care, welfare, unemployment insurance and other benefits/5(2). But California continued to operate its centers, crafting programs that provided free or subsidized child care for low-income mothers who were working, looking for work or pursuing education. Congress passed a child care program in , distributing grants to states for the purpose of offering child care subsidies to low-income households.   Poor families in Massachusetts with state-subsidized day care still pay, in proportion to their income, the highest child care fees in the nation. Some, in order to get the child care .   A child care tax credit is also available to working families, but because it is not provided unless income taxes are owed, poor families do not benefit from it. One problem with the current system is how it serves workers with nonstandard schedules, which make up a sizeable portion of poor workers.

The Child Care Subsidy program uses state and federal funds to provide subsidized child care services to eligible families. Eligibility. You may be eligible to receive child care assistance if: You are working or are attempting to find work; You are in school or in a job training program; Your child is receiving child protective services. Georgia free child care assistance program. Low income Georgia families with children can receive free government subsidies and financial aid from the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) was created in an effort to help low income and working poor families locate as well as pay for quality child care. Subsidized Childcare Costs Will Increase for the Working Poor (Editor’s Note: Corrections have been made to this total income figures in the chart linked to in this post are not total State Median Income, as the post initially said, but actually the 75 percent of State Median Income maximum for childcare eligibility. So $3, is 75 percent of a family of three’s toital monthly.   The Child Care Development Block Grant was created in by the Act for Better Child Care (ABC) as a new source of federal grants to states to support child care for low-income working .

Child care expensive, hard to find. In Arizona, married couples with an infant in child care pay an average of $10, for center-based care or $7, for home-based care per year.   The Working Poor: Invisible in America is not a book of answer it is a book of questions born of insight. I was once on Section 8 housing and disability and even still I never knew true poverty. My lights, phone, water were always on paid and kept up to date.   Already this year, working poor families in New Jersey have lost approximately subsidized child-care slots because of Federal cutbacks in the Social Services block grant. Linking Parents’ Child Care Decisionmaking to Program Policy Policy Strategies to Address the Child Care Choices Available to Low-Income Working Families Conclusion Appendix A: The Two Making Connections Study Communities for the Study of Child Care Choices of Low-Income Working Families Providence Study Site