Childcare

The Childcare Category focuses on the needs of families throughout the county with young children.

Identified Goals:

  • Broaden daycare offerings

  • Create directory of resources for childcare

  • Organize a support system for single parents

  • Establish daycare and preschool center

  • Integrate preschools in public school system

  • Initiate a senior and child day center

  • Promote available after-school programs

  • Identify real challenges with childcare and preschool within the county

 

Grants Given Totaling $39,628.07:

  • Norton Area Child Care Association (Sunshine Daycare) received a grant in 2015 to revitalize their building for continued service. 

  • Almena Community Daycare Inc. received a grant in 2015 to open a home daycare for the Almena community.

  • Almena Community Daycare Inc. received a grant in 2017 to recover from financial obstacles to continue providing service to the community. 

  • Norton Area Child Care Association (Sunshine Daycare) received a grant in 2017 to purchase new awnings for their building. 

  • Norton Area Child Care Association (Sunshine Daycare) participated in the 2017 Norton County Community Foundation Match Day to support ongoing programs.

  • Norton Area Child Care Association (Sunshine Daycare) received a grant in 2018 to improve the safety and security of the center. 

  • First United Methodist Church received a grant in 2018 to improve the play area for the children attending the Head Start Program. 

  • Norton Area Child Care Association (Sunshine Daycare) participated in the 2018 Norton County Community Foundation Match Day to support ongoing programs.

 

112 S. Kansas, Suite 308

Norton, Kansas 67654

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