Child Care Could Get More Costly

SALEM, Ore.– The state of Oregon has some of the least affordable child care in the nation. Between high costs and low wages it may be hard for many families to pay for it. With new federal safety rules on the way, the gap could get even worse. This is all according to an audit … Continue reading »

Grants Fund YMCA Child Care Programs

MEDFORD, Ore. – Rogue Valley Family YMCA has received two grants totaling $32,000 to fund child care programs at the center. The Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, as well as the Anna May Family Foundation, were the gracious contributors. Now, more children will be able to attend preschool and child … Continue reading »

Family Program to Have New Home

MEDFORD, Ore. – A program that helps families with very young children will be getting a new home and a new focus. The Healthy Start Program will now be run by the Family Nurturing Center after being operated by La Clinica for more than a decade. The transition will happen on Oct. 1. La Clinica … Continue reading »