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Child & Family

Providence, Rhode Island Child & Family, a non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen individuals, families and the communities in which they live operates programs throughout Rhode Island. For years, Child & Family has operated a successful high quality early learning center in Middletown, RI. While this center provides essential services to that community, services …

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Benoit-Brown Children’s Center

Woonsocket, Rhode Island Originally built in 1990, Woonsocket Head Start’s Benoit-Brown Children’s Center was designed for child care use from the ground up. While state of the art at the time, regulations and standards have shifted over three decades and all buildings require regularmaintenance and upgrading to continue to operate as efficiently as possible. Understanding …

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Aram J Pothier Elementary School

Woonsocket, Rhode Island The Woonsocket Education Department recognized that a partnership with Head Start would create more quality pre-k opportunities, enhance transition practices, provide on-site comprehensive services and better support and engage families in their town. As a result, the Education Department rearranged space at the Governor Aram J. Pothier Elementary School to enable the Woonsocket Head Start …

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Early Learning Facilities Bond Proposal will Provide Necessary Capital

General Bond Issuance: January 2020 Rhode Island has an opportunity to invest in early childhood education to help close achievement gaps, support our working families, and better prepare our workforce of tomorrow. Equitable access to a high-quality early learning experience is essential to providing children with a strong pathway in school and life. All children …

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December 2019 eNEWS – New Online Module Available – Child Care Center Equipment & Furnishings; Is it too Cold to go Outside; 2019 Rhode Island Early Learning Facilities Needs Assessment Now Available

Child Care Center Equipment and Furnishings Online Module is now available! We are happy to announce that our fourth online module, Child Care Center Equipment and Furnishings , is now available in our training portal. This interactive, self-guided and self-paced session is designed to help you with selecting furnishings and equipment that make your space …

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Holidays 2019 – Happy Holidays from LISC’s Child Care Facilities Fund Team and Year End Highlights

Happy Holidays from LISC’s Child Care Facilities Fund Team Happy Holidays to you and yours! This season is a time for reflecting—on the accomplishments of the year gone by, and on our hopes for the new decade to come. Some of the highlights of our year include: Developing and distributing the 2019 Rhode Island Early …

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Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center

Providence, Rhode Island Jammat Housing and Community Development Corporation’s Beautiful Beginnings, located on Elmwood Avenue in Providence, provides high quality early learning programming to 150 young children, ages 6 weeks to 5 years, from low income households. The one-story, 14,014 square foot facility, which previously served as a Verizon warehouse and retail store, was purchased …

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The Children’s Workshop

Lincoln, Rhode Island Located in a busy office park environment, The Children’s Workshop in Lincoln was the oldest, signature location of this multisite for-profit provider. Designed decades ago, the space created challenges with full licensing compliance. Further, the space inhibited quality and reduced operating efficiency Download PDF Year Completed 2017 Project Type Renovation of existing …

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July 2019 eNEWS – Starting and Operating a Child Care Business; Supportive Learning Environments for Infants and Toddlers; Coming Soon – New Online Module

Starting and Operating a Child Care Business In our May eNews we outlined the Department of Children Youth and Families (DCYF) Child Care Licensing unit’s step-by-step list for groups interested in opening a new center. Even before you get to the point where you would engage DCYF, it’s a good idea to spend some time …

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