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At NC State we believe in the importance of developing a holistic, robust and inclusive child care program for our campus. We strive to support our commitment to family-friendly initiatives, develop a strong and diverse child care program for our campus community, and increase the capacity and access to quality child care for all of our faculty, staff and postdocs.
Wake County has launched a new assistance program called WakeSUPPORTS. WakeSUPPORTS provides funding to working parents, so they can afford to pay for their kindergartners through sixth-graders to attend virtual school at a safe location with reliable oversight or receive before and after school care.
The county will utilize $5 million in CARES Act funding to assist with expenses incurred during August, September and December of 2020. These funds will offer relief to families in Wake County who face the challenge of paying for childcare in this strained economic climate, while trying to work to provide for their loved ones.
To Qualify you must:
- Live in Wake County
- Have a child in k-6th grade
- Meet Income Requirements
- Have Suffered financially from COVID-19
Please visit WakeSUPPORTS for more information.
Suggest a Childcare Provider
NC State is expanding its list of discounted childcare providers. If you know of a facility that would like to partner with the University and join our list of discounted providers, please complete the below-linked suggestion form. Providers must have at least a three-star rating through the DHHS Division of Child Development and Early Education, and be willing to give discounts on tuition, registration, or preferred slots to staff, faculty or students of NC State. You may also suggest drop-in, before/after school care providers and summer/track-out camp providers, provided they meet the above stated licensing criteria. NC State will contact the provider directly to discuss the discount program and any potential partnership.Suggest a Provider