How many direct care staff work in my child’s cottage, and what hours do they work?
We have three overlapping shifts of Child Care Counselors (CCC) to provide round-the-clock supervision. During daytime hours there is a ratio of one CCC for every three children in a cottage, while during the afternoon/evening hours there is a ratio of one CCC for every two children in the cottage. Overnight, there is one CCC staff for every five children in the cottage. In addition, there are supervisory staff present each shift. As activities and individual children’s circumstances dictate, we do increase the staff