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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — More and more older adults are raising kids for the second time around because of illness, incarceration, addiction, or any number of reasons. And since the start of the pandemic, almost 40 percent of “grandfamilies” say they struggle to pay for housing, and a third have trouble accessing food. Stephanie Sy… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — As retail stores throughout Ohio reopen after closing under state order for the coronavirus pandemic, some employees are scrambling to find a way to work without having reliable child care available. Dayton area child care provider Karen Lampe says the state needs to allow facilities like hers to open so parents… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio will be issuing temporary pandemic child care licenses in an effort to increase access to child care during the coronavirus pandemic. Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Kim Hall announced the emergency action Tuesday she claimed would provide child care to families where parents work in the health, safety,… Read More
The president’s budget is expected to propose drastic cuts to government programs. But NPR has learned it will also call for increased spending on child care, something Ivanka Trump has championed.