child care

Pa. has designated $528 million in federal funds to help Pa.’s child care industry.

Shannon Wink, a digital strategy and communications professional in Fishtown, has been trying unsuccessfully to get her 15-month-old daughter into day care since last winter. Each time, the answer is: Sorry, we’re full. Try again later.

Fifteen percent of children in Pennsylvania live in poverty. But the latest federal COVID relief plan aims to alleviate child care expenses for families trying to make ends meet.

A new Lehigh Valley initiative gives schools a heads up when a student has been identified as being possibly involved in a traumatic event.

As more businesses are reopening and parents are going back to work, WLVR’s K.C. Lopez reports that paid leave benefits are available from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.


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