“Ensuring that their children are safe and well cared for while they go about the business of earning a living is among parents’ top priorities,” writes Nicole Muller. But some local families fail to meet this priority because of high costs and waiting lists.
From the Falmouth Bulletin:
“The state awards us a certain number of slots of care, we bring in the eligible families, provide the childcare and bill the state to pay the provider,” [Cape Cod Child Development CEO Pat] Messner says. “These subsidies provide affordable, quality childcare on a sliding scale so the parents don’t have to sacrifice food or electricity. Still, there are waiting lists for all kinds of care.”
Read the full article in the Falmouth Bulletin.