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Workforce Solutions: Childcare, Afterschool Care, Elder Care - Shared screen with speaker view
Samantha Smith-Herndon
22:56
Beth, thank you for joining us today, we will move you to panelists at the conclusion of Smart Beginnings portion of the program
Samantha Smith-Herndon
23:50
Samantha, thank you for joining us today, we will move you to panelists at the conclusion of Smart Beginnings portion of the program
Samantha Griffith
24:29
Great, Thank you.
Linda Green SVRA
24:58
I cannot add questions so I will type them in the chat to panelists
Linda Green SVRA
25:03
To Angela:
Linda Green SVRA
26:09
Angela - can you share some of the examples of success that have occurred for the area from the Smart Beginnings?
Linda Green SVRA
26:37
Angela - can we share the brochures with our Chambers and Economic Developers as well as participants in this call?
Linda Green SVRA
28:27
Angela - can you expand on your expansion and your expectations for how it impacts additional region
Linda Green SVRA
30:44
Robbie, We don't have Kathy Andrews on yet, but will let you know immediately if she joins
WPWDB
31:06
thank you
Linda Green SVRA
32:51
DSS - at a national level there is a great deal of studies and statistics that indicate there is a shortage of child care workers - how can we help increase these services
Samantha Smith-Herndon
34:00
At a national level there are a great deal of studies and stats that indicate there is a shortage of childcare workers - how can we help increase these services?
Linda Green SVRA
34:30
DSS - As service providers what are the needs in our region that advocates from chambers, economic development offices and employers can support or be better informed
Linda Green SVRA
35:05
? in QA from Barbara
Samantha Smith-Herndon
35:32
Rachel, once the department of social services concludes their portion of the program we will promote you to panelists! Thank you for being here today!
Shirley Wells-STEP Inc. Head Start
37:31
As a head start leader providing services in Patrick County, STEP Inc. would love to partner in providing childcare services for anyone that need it.
Linda Green SVRA
37:43
If anyone on the call has additional information - please enter it in the chat as Shirley just did
Shirley Wells-STEP Inc. Head Start
38:44
Right now, we offer early head start, head start, mixed delivery and subsidy care.
Shirley Wells-STEP Inc. Head Start
38:50
We need staff.
Barbara S. Fiedor
39:16
The state of Georgia has tax credits for companies who either offer child care to their employees or help pay for the cost of child care of their employees. The qualifying companies may be credit toward their state corporate income tax liability.
Linda Green SVRA
39:35
Robbie and Julie - Gary Terry is not on the call at this time, - we are reaching out to him and will let you now if he joins
Ilsa Loeser
39:49
Participants can’t see chat so facilitator will need to share what’s written for them to see.
Beth Stone
39:53
Thank you Ms. Wells, I will pass your information on to Christie Vernon, who is my supervisor.
Shirley Wells-STEP Inc. Head Start
40:14
Our agency, STEP Inc. also serve seniors and we are willing to think outside the box to o see how to provide additional services to seniors as well.
EMILY DIX
40:43
Morning! Emily Dix, RN from Care Advantage Personal Care Services. We are based out of Martinsville, but we service the Patrick County area for Elder Care. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 276-632-2252 or email me at edix@careadvantageinc.com
EMILY DIX
41:05
we are part of the waiver program as well.
Julie Brown, IALR [she,her]
41:21
@Robbie - we can introduce Shirley Wells with STEP
WPWDB
41:59
instead of GAry?
Linda Green SVRA
42:59
?'s in Q&A
Julie Brown, IALR [she,her]
43:44
Monitoring Q&A. I was thinking same on Shirley Wells
Shirley Wells-STEP Inc. Head Start
44:38
Rachel, I would love for you or others that does your work to do a tour within our agency. There are things people do not know about our program that keeps them from even applying.
Samantha Smith-Herndon
44:58
Shirley, we'd like to bring you over to a panelists to share some information about your services
Becky
45:30
Good Morning, I am Rebecca Hodges, Administrator for Cheerful Hands Home Care which is a new business in Patrick County! We service Patrick County and surrounding counties. We accept Agency directed and Consumer directed clients! If you need more info please call us at 757-280-5380 or 336-657-0350 or visit our office at 102 Rye Cove street in Stuart
Samantha Smith-Herndon
45:36
Emily, we'd like to bring you over to a panelist position to share information about your services
EMILY DIX
46:19
I would love too
Samantha Smith-Herndon
46:33
Bringing Emily Dix over to the panel
Samantha Smith-Herndon
46:51
Emily Dix, RN from Care Advantage Personal Care Services. We are based out of Martinsville, but we service the Patrick County area for Elder Care.
Samantha Smith-Herndon
48:37
Shirley, if you are ready would like to promote you to panelists to share information about your services
Shirley Wells-STEP Inc. Head Start
49:01
ok
Linda Green SVRA
53:56
Employers on the call - are there additional questions that you have to the experts on the call.
Linda Green SVRA
54:48
Will those of you who have after school care programs address this critical need?
Rachel Rimel
54:57
Shirley, many of our consumers have barriers to employment and need the school like schedule to care for their own children. Great to know the training on the job and the wide variety of positions available.
Linda Green SVRA
56:39
Warren, are there any special needs that your employees have that we have not addressed?
Linda Green SVRA
57:12
Bert are there any special needs that your employees have that we have not addressed?
Bert Eades
57:49
Any options for employees who work rotating shifts and weekends?
Linda Green SVRA
58:19
Thanks - great question
Ilsa Loeser
01:00:15
https://www.doe.virginia.gov/cc/index.html
Linda Green SVRA
01:01:26
What opportunities and needs does your organization face that our region can help to advocate for or support
Samantha Griffith
01:01:36
To apply for DSS benefits www.commonhelp.virginia.gov
Samantha Griffith
01:01:58
www.childcareva.com to find vendors and information about becoming a vendor
Rachel Rimel
01:02:13
Transportation is a big barrier for many of our consumers.
Barbara S. Fiedor
01:02:59
Incentives for companies to help pay for child care for their employees.
Linda Green SVRA
01:03:58
If you will provide the flyers and information we are compiling all
Samantha Griffith
01:04:57
DSS also has a CC brochure that I can email as well.
Bert Eades
01:14:46
Thank you!
EMILY DIX
01:15:00
thank you!