Building Bridges to Success

Opening Doors Through Quality Childcare High-quality early childhood education is one of the most important investments we can make as a society. As Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman stated, “It…

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Secure Beginnings Build Brighter Futures

Early Childcare Uplifts Arlington’s Kids Introduction Arlington Thrive is committed to creating Pathways to Prosperity that advance economic prosperity for every resident in Arlington County, Virginia. Throughout the month of…

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Empowering Childcare Providers

Welcome to Week 1 of Arlington Thrive’s Childcare Awareness Month Campaign! This week, we focus on “Empowering Childcare Providers” and highlighting the essential role they play in supporting low-income families.…

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Enhancing Lives Through Affordable Childcare

Childhood is a critical time that shapes overall well-being and determines future prospects. During Children’s Awareness Month we are focusing on our childcare program which supports high-quality early education for…

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Staff Spotlight: Javairia Henry, Arlington Thrive’s Childcare Coordinator

Javairia Henry is a force to be reckoned with at Arlington Thrive. As the Childcare Coordinator, she works tirelessly to connect families in need with affordable and accessible childcare options.…

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Breaking Down Barriers for Zara and Her Children

At Arlington Thrive, we believe everyone deserves a safe and stable place to call home. Our caring social work team is committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent individuals…

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Episode 2: Changing Public Childcare Policy

How Childcare Aware of America is Changing Public Childcare Policy with Michelle McCready   Listen FREE on Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Pandora, Audible,┬áDeezer, or Spotify   Do you struggle to…

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Improving Access to Affordable Childcare

We recently learned that over 40% of parents who sought assistance from Arlington Thrive during the pandemic were unable to return to work due to lack of access to affordable…

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