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Child-care program gets a boost

A waiting list to get help from the state for child care costs has been eliminated, partially because of a decrease in other available aid.

Lori Evans, director of Child Care Link at District IV Human Resources Development Council, said funds from the Best Beginnings Scholarship program are available and qualified families can receive help paying for day care so they can work or go to school.

"We wanted to let people know they can be served," she said.

The state Department of Public Health and Human Services had put some eligible people on a waiting list until money was available to help them....


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