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4-C is hiring!

September 29, 2016
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Nutrition Manager Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) is looking for an experienced Nutrition Manager who will be responsible for supervising the department staff and managing the activities of the Food Department. The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Nutrition or Home Economics or a related field. Display an understanding of current state…

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New Child Care Assistance Income Guidelines Could Allow for 31,000 Additional Children to be Eligible for Assistance

September 1, 2016
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The hard work of advocates paid off BIG time today for Kentucky’s young children and their families.  For the last 5 years we’ve encouraged our members of Kentucky’s Voice for Early Childhood to send messages, make phone calls and write letters regarding the income eligibility for the Child Care Assistance Program.  Your voices were heard!…

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?Important CCAP Reimbursement Update

March 4, 2016
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Effective 2/1/16? rates were raised $1.00 per day, per child.  During a very tight budget year, we celebrate this increase.  We will continue to advocate for additional increases. Click on the link below to view the updated Kentucky Child Care Maximum Payment Rate Chart.  DCC-300 Kentucky Child Care Maximun Payment Rate Chart 11-19-15 (2)

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Future Uncertain for the CCAP Reimbursement Rate Increase

January 19, 2016
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As reported by the Courier Journal on December 21, 2015, the plan to “use about $15 million in surplus federal money to boost payments to centers that accept children whose parents qualify for help through the Kentucky Child Care Assistance Program” has “collapsed because state officials failed to enact it before his administration ended Dec. 7.” It is…

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A Blog from our Executive Director about the CCAP rate increase

December 7, 2015
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As advocates, we walk a thin line when it comes to expressing gratitude for the “wins” for families and children, while balancing the reality of how it impacts the day to day lives of those we serve.  The goal is to work towards the best possible outcome, but we cannot settle for less than what…

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A Victory for Child Care Providers, Families and Children!

December 3, 2015
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Commonwealth of Kentucky Office of the Governor   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gov. Beshear Strengthens Quality of Child Care by Increasing Provider Rates Rate increase also improves parents’ access to quality care FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 3, 2015) – In an effort to increase the quality and access of child care for Kentucky families, Gov. Steve Beshear…

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“No child is unteachable.”

November 11, 2015
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Valerie Knight-Collier shares her teaching philosophies about working with the children in her classroom at Neighborhood House in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville. For the last 26 years, she has taught with love and passion, providing an environment where children grow and learn through play.  As she says, “I’m a firm believer that if you cover every…

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4-C Employment Opportunities

October 9, 2015
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  For over 40 years, Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) has supported and enhanced child care and continues its tradition of supporting families.   4-C is currently is seeking qualified candidates for the following position: Shared Services Coordinator Please click here for more information.

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Support 4-C While You Shop!

August 25, 2015
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Have you heard about Kroger’s Community Rewards Program? Supporting 4-C has never been easier. When you shop at Kroger using your Plus Card, 4-C earns money! Already Enrolled? August is the annual re-enrollment month for Kroger’s Community Rewards Program. Please take a moment and relink your Plus Card with  4-C. Click here to re-enroll now! New to…

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