PCCY coordinates efforts to reach out to state lawmakers and provides up-to-date resources for understanding the impact of state funding towards intertwined goals: increase access to care for working parents as well as the quality of care provided with smart use of state investments.
As part of the Pre-K for PA campaign, PCCY mobilizes multiple stakeholders — civic leaders, parents, and early learning providers – to reach out and educate their lawmakers.
Starting in mid-2017 PCCY is convening stakeholders to research and advocate for system change to solve access and quality problems as they impact families with infants and toddlers.
Not all issues are budgetary: under the auspices of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Early Childhood Coalition (SEPECC), we convened two dozen organizations to come to consensus on comments on the state’s draft plan to the Federal government on the new CCDBG (Child Care and Development Block Grant, source of funds for child care subsidy and related quality improvement programs).
The Department of Health and Human Services’s final Child Care and Development Fund Plan for Pennsylvania, fiscal year 2016-2018. Read the plan to find out what initiatives are in place for child care services in the upcoming years.
SEPECC’s public comment on the State’s Draft Plan for the Child Care and Development Fund
- Child Care and Development Fund Plan for Pennsylvania - Final
- Child Care Development Block Grant – Draft State Plan Comments