The Parenting Place receives Partner Up grant

The Parenting Place Receives A Grant From The Partner Up And Dream Up Programs

LA CROSSE, WI (WKBT) – The Parenting Place and Partner Up are working together to provide affordable child care to the community.

The non-profit organization is part of a state-wide $10 million dollar program that is helping businesses pay for their employee’s child care.

“With the Partner Up grant, individuals where their employers were award the grant, they receive free child care for a year. It’s a great, great program and people are really going to benefit from that,” Jared Hickey, Business Childcare Advocate at the Parenting Place, said.

Businesses that purchase slots at child care providers are able to receive funds from the Partner Up grant.

This grant helps increase staff compensation and improve child care programs in the area.