By Leaps & Bounds: An On-the-Ground Look at West Michigan’s Child Care Sector

May 7, 2020

Child care is one of the key essential services needed to get and keep our economy rolling. Families and employers alike are counting on the availability of child care slots to get everyone back to work. However, child care businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic, albeit historical sector declines. Camp Fire West Michigan 4C is on-the-ground every day as a long-time “institution of trust” providing “hand to heart business support” to child care providers, helping them save their small business and focus on recovery, sustainability, and expansion.

Chana Edmond-Verley, CEO of Campfire West Michigan 4C and Vice-Chair for the Great Start Collaborative of Kent County is here to discuss. Child care providers can learn more by visiting https://www.campfirewestmi.org/ or https://www.firststepskent.org/. Parents looking for help finding child care can find assistance here: https://www.greatstarttoquality.org/families.