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SPPS Supports Essential Workers

Essential Kids Care provides free childcare for all enrolled school-age students ages 12 and younger whose parents or guardians are Tier 1 Essential Workers. Community members employed in healthcare, public safety, food and agriculture, education, and more can take advantage of the program. A portion of each day is scheduled for students to work on distance learning assignments and the remainder of the time includes enrichment and physical activities. Learn more about the program at