To get stabilization grant funding for Quarter 9: October-December 2023, you must complete both the Quarterly Update AND the Recertification Application.
The N.C. CCR&R Council has released the findings of a child care provider survey regarding the effects of the Stabilization funds. Click to read more!
This site contains a sample list of policies and benefits that companies can offer to help employees and their families thrive. Family Forward NC ™ is an initiative of the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation. It was founded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and is fueled by the North Carolina Institute… Continue reading Family Forward NC: Sample Family-Friendly Policies for the Workplace
More than 12 million children younger than age five are in some form of child care in the United States. The US and the High Price of Child Care: An Examination of a Broken System provides a review of how child care is an issue for all of us and shares our policy recommendations for supporting families… Continue reading The US and the High Price of Child Care 2019
On-site child care is located at an employers’ workplace. For consortium sponsored child care, employers join forces to finance child care run, often run by a contracted operator. Employers can subsidize the cost of care so employees can pay below-market rates, or employers can ask employees to pay full cost for care.
Example of benefits, programs and facilities that help employees and their families through problem-solving, coaching, resources and referrals, and educational programs.
Family Forward NC is an innovative initiative to improve children’s health and well-being and keep North Carolina’s businesses competitive. It is employer-led change to increase access to research-based, family-friendly practices — big and small — that improve workplace productivity, recruitment and retention; grow a strong economy; and support children’s healthy development.
Family Forward NC has compiled this list of family-friendly workplaces across the state.
UNC contracts with Child Care Services Association (CCSA) to administer the UNC Childcare Resource & Referral program to help UNC employees and students access affordable high-quality child care for their children. This service is provided free of charge to UNC affiliates.
Example of the comprehensive benefits and programs offered, including back-up childcare, free research and referral, and educational resources for children.