BRIDGEPORT - A federally funded Bridgeport child care program could be getting some help to reopen during the government shutdown.

The National Head Start Association says philanthropists Laura and John Arnold have offered $10 million in emergency funding to support the organization after many programs like the one in Bridgeport were forced to close their doors during the government shutdown.

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Officials at Action for Bridgeport Community Development say hundreds of children are still not able to come to child care.

They say there are still a lot of unanswered questions about the loan, like when the location will get a portion of it and when children will be able to come back.