Childcare shortage remains topic for council
Last updated 9/9/2021 at 10:27am
AIRWAY HEIGHTS – A lack of childcare outlets in the region has been under discussion for some time by the City Council.
Airway Heights was allocated $57,200 by the state Department of Commerce to help pay for a study to determine the community’s childcare needs.
The findings concluded the area is desolate in terms of adequate childcare facilities.
The city has grown at a much faster pace than the available services have, and it has been putting a strain on parents and the community in general.
Some working parents are struggling to be able to maintain employment, because they...