A Review of the Effects of Care 4 Kids Eligibility and Funding Changes in Hartford

Back • Publication Date: May 13th, 2005

Authors: Peg Olivera, PhD

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From 2002 to 2005, funding for Connecticut’s Care 4 Kids program decreased by about $53.5 million (or 44%). This brief finds that in Hartford, the number of children enrolled in the child care subsidy program dropped by nearly one half (4,374 to 2,422) from 2002 to 2004.