BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TO PROVIDE CHILDCARE SERVICES TO ESSENTIAL WORKERS
This service is only available to a few essential workers, including county and city workers, first responders, and grocery store employees. The Boys and Girls Club will be able to provide childcare services from 6:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Any child between the ages of 6 and 14 are eligible.
“[The] Staff [is]staying ready and able to provide all day long services for these young people to make sure they stay academically engaged to make sure they get some recreation and social interaction and to give their parents peace of mind so while they are working to serve our community their children are being taken care of,” said Kim Turner, the CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of West Alabama. “So, that those right now are the definitions of our mission here at the Boys and Girls Club to serve the children that need us most.”
Turner said they will be able to take care of around 160 children.