New grant allows roughly 300 families in Suffolk County to pay less for child care

Some struggling, working families in Suffolk County will soon be paying less for child care. A new grant will allow about 300 Suffolk families to

A new grant will allow about 300 Suffolk families to contribute about 10 percent less to their child care costs.

A new grant will allow about 300 Suffolk families to contribute about 10 percent less to their child care costs. (12/20/13)

WOODBURY - Some struggling, working families in Suffolk County will soon be paying less for child care.

A new grant will allow about 300 Suffolk families to contribute about 10 percent less to their child care costs.

Officials say the average family will save about $583 a year.

Only working families who are at or slightly above the poverty level are eligible.

The change will go into effect in March.
 

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