CBS 21: PA childcare providers call for economic stimulus
March 24, 2020

The statewide shutdown has put an economic strain on an important industry: childcare.

Childcare leaders in Pennsylvania are calling for an economic stimulus to prevent collapse of the industry in PA.

“Childcare centers … are on a very thin margin,” said Donna Cooper, Executive Director of Public Citizens for Children and Youth. “And when they were ordered closed… providers were no longer capturing co-pays.”

An extended shutdown puts nearly one-third of PA childcare providers at risk of closing permanently.

Find the article and video here.