MARKETWIDE, CT— The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $263,050 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.
PUTNAM, CT -- Day Kimball Healthcare will expand a home visiting program through its Family Advocacy Center because of a $616,000 grant from the state’s Office of Early Childhood. The grant will allow DKH to offer services to families in Columbia, Hampton, and Windham through its Nurturing Families Network. It already has programs in 13 other northeastern Connecticut towns.
NEW MILFORD, CT -- New Milford Visiting Nurse & Hospice has received a United Way of Western Connecticut grant to help launch a new program in the Greater New Milford Area called Nurse-Family Partnership.
HARTFORD, CT -- The state’s child care subsidy program, Care 4 Kids, has received a long-awaited boost that will raise the reimbursement rates for children served under the program for the first time in 17 years.
HARTFORD, CT -- Senate bills 931, 933, and 934 seek to ensure that affordability and accessibility do not stand in the way of families looking to provide this basic resource for their children.
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Bridgeport Prospers strategy for improving outcomes of the youngest children, known as The Baby Bundle, is featured on the recently-launched website of National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers (NCIT).