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WELCOME TO THE CITY OF AUGUSTA CHILDCARE BUREAU. City of Augusta Childcare.

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1 WELCOME TO THE CITY OF AUGUSTA CHILDCARE BUREAU

2 City of Augusta Childcare

3 General Information Hours Available: 6:30 am – 8:00am 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm Ages Served: A.M. Sites Lincoln Farrington Gilbert P.M. Sites Lincoln Farrington Gilbert Extra’s Snow Day Care Workshop Day Care Vacation Day Care Early Release Day Care * THESE DAYS REQUIRE SEPERATE REGISTERATION Fun Things: Arts Crafts Games Sports More Fun Things: Roller Skating Bowling Literacy program Math Clubs Book ClubsProvided: Afternoon Snacks & Breakfast & Snacks during all day care Things you need to brings to: Things you need to brings to: A change of clothes, tennis shoes, winter attire during the winter months, sun screen, bug spray and a lunch during all day care.

4 Pricing Information ~ 3 Day Program Before School program: $20.00/wk. After School Program: $30.00/wk. Before & After School: $50.00/wk. This is per child. Non-residents add $10.00 to the prices

5 Pricing Information ~ 5 Day Program Before School program: $30.00/wk. $40.00/wk. blended* After School Program: $45.00/wk. $56.00/wk. blended* Before & After School: $70.00/wk. $78.25/wk. blended* *blended refers to all care being combined so the parent pays one fixed price Non-residents add $10.00 to the prices

6 Additional Costs Workshop Days Snow Days Vacation Days Early release Days $25.00 / day Non-residents add $5.00 / day

7 Art & More We Learn about Famous Artist Anyone Know this song?

8 Snow Days On Snow Days the local radio stations, 92 MOOSE and WABK will be announcing If the childcare program is opening. If weather Conditions are too extreme we will not risk the safety of our employees to open childcare. Snow Day care will begin at 7:00 a.m. or later depending on the road conditions.

9 Photo Gallery

10 After School Daily Schedule 3:00 Snack Time 3:15 - 3:45 Free Play- Outside weather permitting 4:00 Homework starts 4:00 – 5:30 Arts & Crafts Board Games Reading Time Gym Games

11 SUMMER INFORMATION Summer Care is located at Farrington School Facility is licensed for 100 children. Maintain 10:1 staff ratio to accommodate special needs children. Cost is $100 per week per child Each week has a Theme and the group goes on an out-of- town excursion to a State Park. Where the program is in a school it can only be offered for part of the summer because the school needs to be able to clean the space for the start of school.

12 Summer Childcare Photos Trips to the Beach Park Tours Fun Sports And down time too! Wild & Crazy Staff

13 Budget Information The Childcare Bureau is a Special Revenue account. The Childcare Bureau is self-supporting The Childcare Bureau receives $24, from DHHS for Child Care Slots. Which is 6% of the total budget Private parent fees make up 94% of the budget. Largest expenses in budget are for staffing, supplies, snacks, and summer transportation.

14 Staffing requirements for a Licensed Childcare Center Must maintain a 13:1 Staff to child ratio Staff must be 18 years old Staff must be CPR/First Aide certified Lincoln and Farrington are licensed for 100 children; Gilbert for 70. Must have SBI and Child Protective background check If born after 1956 must provide Immunization records Must have 18 hours of training per year if they work 20 hours or less per week and 30 hours of training if they work over 20 hours per week. To be a Site Supervisor an Associate Degree in Early Care and Education is recommended.

15 Collaborations  DHHS Child Protective Service  Families First  Childcare Options  Augusta School Dept. for snacks and space  Lithgow Library  Bicentennial Park  Augusta Fire Dept- CPR/First Aid Training  Center for Community Inclusion  First Student  DHHS Office of Childcare & Headstart  ASPIRE  Maine Parent Federation

16 Contact Information City of Augusta Childcare Bureau 22 Armory Street Augusta, Maine Main Office Karen Hatch, Childcare Director


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