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GCSD’s KidsCare Becomes First School-Based Child Care Program in the State to Implement Social-Emotional Development Model

February 12 2024

For the first time, Child Care Council Inc. is collaborating with a school-based child care program in New York to implement the Pyramid Model of social-emotional development. The Pyramid Model is an evidence-based framework proven effective in building social and emotional competence in early care and education programs by promoting positive behavior and well-being in […]

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    Essential Workers Can Obtain Free Child Care Through State Scholarships

    Child Care Council Inc. to connect income-eligible workers with scholarships During the COVID-19 crisis, income-eligible essential workers in Monroe, Livingston and Wayne counties can apply to Child Care Council Inc. for scholarships to pay the full cost of child care....

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    Updated Monroe County Subsidy Policies

    Here is updated information on Monroe County subsidy policies, from the County's website:

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    Live Webinar on April 8: “Child Care Providers and Federal Assistance”

    New York State Office of Children and Family Services, in conjunction with the Civil Service Employees Association, will be hosting a live webinar on “Child Care Providers and Federal Assistance: Small Business Administration Loans and Loan Forgiveness” on Wednesday, April...

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    Attention Essential Businesses

    Hundreds of child care programs remain open in Monroe, Livingston and Wayne counties during the COVID-19 crisis. During this difficult time, the Council can help your employees meet their child care needs – through free referrals to child care programs...

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    CDA Renewal Amnesty Extended

    The Council for Professional Recognition understands that the past few weeks have been challenging in the ECE community. You are on the frontline for executing best practices for safe and healthy learning environments during this recent health challenge. We thank...

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    Unemployment Compensation: The CARES Act

    The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board worked together to produce a summary of the unemployment compensation provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act)...

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    Emergency Meal Distribution Sites in Monroe County

    Below is a list of emergency meal distribution sites for youth across Monroe County. You can also view the list on the Monroe County Youth Bureau website. Monroe-County-Youth-Emergency-Food-Distribution-SitesDownload

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    Two Local Fresh Food Resources

    Flower City Produce Inc. is putting together a package deal that’s open to the public on a pre-order basis. A box costs $25 and comes with a mix of fresh fruits and veggies for you to choose from (see below)....

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    List of Products For Use Against Coronavirus

    The American Chemistry Council's Center for Biocide Chemistries has put together "a list of products that have been pre-approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use against emerging enveloped viral pathogens and can be used during the 2019...

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    Free Online Books Available Through NYS Library and Monroe County Library System

    Free online books are available through the NYS Library and the Monroe County Library System.  Spectrum is offering free Wi-Fi so families with devices can connect. - For people without library cards, they can apply for a digital card here:...

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