Posts tagged "child care assistance"

Proposed child care cuts to trigger downward spiral: "It put families like me and others in a deeper hole."

Proposed child care cuts to trigger downward spiral:  "It put families like me and others in a deeper hole."
Chalonda McIntosh doesn’t often take the day off work. But she will tomorrow, when she’ll head down to Springfield to protest cuts and funding shortages to the state’s child care subsidy program for low-income families. I talked to McIntosh back in November when I was doing a story about the lack of child care centers... Read more »

Five years, and you're done: D.C. moves to set strict welfare time limits

In a surprise move, representatives from the District of Columbia’s poorest areas put forward a controversial regulation that would limit a family’s access to all public assistance to five years. Food stamps, medicaid, child care assistance, housing vouchers, welfare, education, job training –if the government has a program to help you out, you’ve got a... Read more »