"Children Learning, Parents Earning, Communities Growing"
February 6, 2023 | Issue #6
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February 2023 Featured Agency Highlight
Go Kids, Inc.
Community based public and private Alternative Payment Programs (APPs) support the needs of working moms and dads with access to child care and other supports earmarked to lift families up from poverty. During the pandemic, these programs have distributed emergency essential worker child care vouchers, family child care and center stipends & PPE, diapers, food and clothing. Throughout California, these APPs may also support parental choice to CalWORKs Stages 2 & 3, preschool and center-based programs, general child care, After School Education and Safety (ASES), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Family Child Care Home Education Networks (FCCHENs), transportation, behavioral & mental health services, respite, regional centers, health and safety, 21st Century, resource libraries, and Trustline.

Go Kids, Inc. was established in 1975 when it was awarded a grant from the City of Morgan Hill to provide early childhood education services and training opportunities for low-income women in Santa Clara County. Since its incorporation in 1978, the agency budget and service area have continued to grow, providing comprehensive child-development and family support services in Santa Clara, San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Cruz counties. 

Get to know them and the full scope of their work with this Annual Report, highlighting how they are supporting the needs of family child care providers and families in Santa Clara, San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Cruz counties.