AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that Care.com has started an initiative to increase in-home child care access for frontline workers responding to the COVID-19 emergency. As part of this initiative, Care.com is offering 90 days of free, premium access to their services, along with specific portals for frontline workers and caregivers in Texas.
"This Care.com initiative will provide an additional avenue of support for our frontline workers throughout the COVID-19 response," said Governor Abbott. "I am grateful for Care.com's commitment to ensuring accessible child care is available to Texans fulfilling essential services during this time."
While child care services are not typically free of charge, the Texas portal gives residents the ability to waive their fees and volunteer as caregivers, providing additional support to frontline workers.
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