CASSAC, a regional collaborative effort to support Peninsula parents, is offering grant-vouchers to pay child care providers for up to 140 percent of base tuition for school-age children who are enrolled in virtual learning. Up to eight weeks of tuition are available for qualified participants. The regional effort includes Gloucester and Mathews.
The funds can be used to pay for personal protective equipment and other allowable expenses related to expanding capacity for school-age children who need care and supervision as a result of the pandemic, said a press release.
CASSAC (Care and Supervision for School Age Children) is a regional effort led by the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula and Smart Beginnings of the Virginia Peninsula. It was formed to address the needs of families with working parents struggling to balance the responsibilities of their own jobs with the care and supervision for their school-age children who are learning from home. For many families, the need f...
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