"In April, 2,107 children received child care subsidies in New Hanover County. Although another 364 were on a virtual waiting list, the time-limited vouchers allowed the county to provide child care for all of them, too, McNamee said. In the current fiscal year, the county will provide more than $8 million in child care subsidies, she said."
River Valley Resources, INC. Provides employment assistance to at-risk youth and young adults. Helps clients achieve self-sufficiency through education, training, and employment assistance. Participants have the opportunity to earn vouchers to help with expenses that could stand in the way of career success, including transportation, child care, work clothing, and rent.
Outbreak Surveillance System For Preschools And Child Care Centers - A web-based system that allows preschools and child care centers to report illnesses to local public health departments could improve the detection of disease outbreaks and allow resources to be mobilized more quickly, according to research presented Saturday, Oct. 11 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in San Diego.
Working moms often invest a huge amount of their earnings for child care. With the increasing numbers of working moms childcare centers or organizations are also demanding a high pay forcing many of them to search for alternatives.
The local branch of the Salvation Army provides a variety of services which includes the following: breakfast and lunch meal site, food pantry/voucher, shelter, seasonal assistance, clothing, furniture, appliances, rent assistance, utility assistance, medical assistance, disaster relief, summer child care, after school programs, summer camps, adult programs and more. The services are provided to meet human needs without discrimination.