Early Childhood Direction Center Earns Grant Through Community Partnership

Updated: 3/27/2014

The Early Childhood Direction Center of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is part of a group of partners through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services that received a total of $154,787 in grant funding through the United Way for its Children’s Center for Success.
 
These funds will support the United Way’s Children’s Center for Success (CCS) pilot daycare program at Family Help Center Daycare. This program addresses extremely challenging behaviors in children that result from trauma and severe or chronic stress.
 
The Early Childhood Direction Center’s role in the partnership is to provide outreach about the Children’s Center for Success program and to refer children who are at risk of being removed from their current child care to CCS.
  
The Early Childhood Direction Center is a facility of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo created to help professionals and parents of children with special needs.  It provides free information, referral, technical assistance and support to families, professionals and community agencies concerned with children birth to age five with suspected or diagnosed delays or disabilities.

To learn about another award received by the Early Childhood Direction Center, go online to http://www.kaleidahealth.org/kyi/news/?i=4620.

Additional information available: http://www.wchob.org/ecdc