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Local 1199 Employer Child Care Fund

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Causes: Child Day Care, Children & Youth

Mission: To establish childcare and youth programs and related services for fund eligible 1199 members in order to increase their access to high quality, affordable child care and youth related services and information. To assist parents reconciling their work and family responsibilities, the fund will provide programs and services that meet the particular needs of children from infancy through age 17.

Programs: Provides other child care services for 4,452 participants:1. Summer camp program - this is where the child spend the 8 weeks when the school is close for the summer. Served 3,480 participants. 2. Workforce 2000 - this program provides services to youngsters from 14 years old to 17 years old. For one year, students participate in a rigorous self-exploration which includes a weekend retreat, summer internship, workshop and saturday classes at new york university. Served 233 participants. 3. Holiday program - provide child care service during holidays when the schools are closed in february, april and december. Served 350 participants. 4. Cultural arts - this saturday program provides a rich cultural and arts experience for youngsters from 5-17 years old. Served 212 participants. 5. Sat prep - classes available to prepare the children to pass the sat test. Served 177 participants.

provides reimbursements for the following child care services for 6,420 participants: 1. Child care vouchers - reimburse parents a portion of their child care expenses (served 3,849 participants)2. Day care vouchers - reimburse parents a portion of their child care expenses on a quarterly basis (served 2,571 participants)

provides day care centers for 129 participants.

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