Child Care: A Critical Support for CalWORKs Participant Success

CWDA Conference/Symposium Presentation

Presentation/panel discussion on the importance of immediate and ongoing childcare to reduce administrative burden and improve client bandwidth (small brain science component -2.0 link) for participant success. Brief review of state requirements and recommendations, and extended panel discussion with San Francisco on operationalizing immediate and 12-month eligibility for child care.

  • Moderator – Natasha Nicolai: Branch Chief, CalWORKs and Family Resilience, CDSS
  • Jigna Shah: Bureau Chief, Child Care and Intergenerational Services, CDSS
  • Jason Holthe: Fiscal Strategies Senior Analyst, Office of Early Care and Education, County of San Francisco
  • Phillip Warner: Director of Family Subsidy Services, Children’s Council of San Francisco
  • Nereida Heller: Senior Data and Evaluation Analyst, City and County of San Francisco

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