(159) The BCDSS, in response to welfare-to-work vendors' reports that a lack of evening, sick-child, and overnight childcare impeded employment, committed to study the need for such care and to create a flexible fund to address that need.
(192) Of the contracts let by BCDSS covering 1998-99, seventeen contracts were let to thirteen vendors: one private for-profit corporation, (193) five non-profits, (194) three public colleges, (195) and four City agencies.
(214) The fulcrum of this analysis, however, is BCDSS, a unit of government, not a private actor.
SERVS., FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM IN ACTION 6 (1999) [hereinafter BCDSS, FIPA].
BCDSS projected that 10,040 families would reach the twenty-four-month mark in FY 2000.
(175.) BCDSS, FIPA, supra note 137, at 42 (summarizing Welfare to Work Academy of Morgan State University).
(192.) BCDSS, FIPA, supra note 137, at 22 (stating that in FY 2000, more than 10,040 families will have received twenty-four-months in cash assistance); see also ASSESSING THE GAPS, supra note 173, at 27.