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Deadline extended: RFP to research the true cost of high quality care

Deadline extended to November 9, 2018! Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) in coordination with the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) and the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission (PAELIC) is currently accepting proposals to investigate the cost of providing high quality early care and education across Pennsylvania. Part I of this project, CHILD [...]

Deadline extended: RFP to research the true cost of high quality care2018-10-31T11:20:41+00:00

Human Services Secretary Announces Funding for Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs in Communities Affected by Opioid Epidemic

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today announced increased funding for evidence-based home visiting programs in communities affected by the opioid epidemic included in Governor Tom Wolf’s 2018-2019 budget. The Department of Human Services currently supports four evidence based home visiting programs: Early Head Start, Healthy Families America, Nurse Family [...]

Human Services Secretary Announces Funding for Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs in Communities Affected by Opioid Epidemic2018-10-10T13:54:47+00:00

Wolf Administration Announces Selection for New Regional Centers to Support Child Care Services

Harrisburg, PA - Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) announced the selection of regional Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs), created to improve the quality of and access to early learning services in the state and help families identify the best child care options that meet the [...]

Wolf Administration Announces Selection for New Regional Centers to Support Child Care Services2018-04-27T10:48:55+00:00

Wolf Administration Celebrates Individuals with Autism

The Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller joined community members on April 10, 2018 at a monthly meeting of Spectrum Friends, a support group of local adults with autism, to celebrate Autism Awareness Month. Group members shared personal stories and learned about DHS’ supports and services offered to individuals with disabilities and their [...]

Wolf Administration Celebrates Individuals with Autism2018-05-03T08:53:25+00:00