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Posted by ICCRR in News on 3/31/2021
DHS is excited to share that federal stimulus funds will be used to support the Child Care WAGE$ program in moving statewide.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 1/28/2021
On January 12, 2021 Governor Reynolds delivered her 2021 Condition of the State Address and within her Vision for Iowa (report) the Governor laid out a plan implementing strategies to confront Iowa’s Child Care Crisis.
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Posted by ICCRR in News on 6/26/2019
Child Care WAGE$ expands services in Iowa starting July 2019.
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Finding child care can be difficult for many families. In some of Iowa’s rural communities there may not be a Registered Child Development Home provider, a child care center, or an afterschool program. Transportation constraints to/from a nearby program can also make it difficult for families to go to work/school and to secure accessible child care. According to the US Department of Labor, 72% of employee absenteeism results from issues related to child care.
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