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Policy change allows U.S.-born low-income children in Utah to access federal childcare subsidies

Before April 1, Utah parents of mixed immigration status could not apply for federal childcare assistance for their U.S.-born children. Now, that’s changed. After several years of petitioning lawmakers and agency personnel, child advocacy groups have successfully worked to change a Utah Department of Workforce

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Child Advocates Want Policy Change For Daycare Subsidies To Children Born In U.S.

Utah’s Childcare subsidy program administered through the Department of Workforce Services helps employed parents with childcare costs. Eligibility to receive federally funded subsidies do not apply for U.S. born children of immigrant parents. KPCW reports on the impacts the policy has on mixed status families in Utah.

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Some Utah families are not getting help paying for child care, which advocates say violates federal rules

Utah kids are being hurt by state eligibility rules that improperly consider their parents’ immigration status, family advocates argue. Some immigrant parents in Utah are being denied financial help from the state with their child care bills, a rejection that advocates contend goes against federal

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Project Resilience: How Cultural, Language Barriers Can Impact Those Seeking Mental Health Care

For Utah Spanish-speakers, there are many challenges when it comes to accessing mental health services, from language barriers to figuring out what services are affordable. The pandemic has brought the added stress of job and income loss for many. But for Isabel Allende, the first

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