The 25 July 2018 Daily Mining Gazette announced the opening of the Right Start Kids Academy, a new childcare center in Hancock. Right Start Kids Academy is a non-profit center licensed to open in Spring 2018, and they serve infants to age 5 with a space for up to 22 children. Vice Chair Ruth Ryynanen is quoted in the Gazette as saying the center opened in response to a community need and that the center is also something she wanted as a mother. The center is based around early development and has more flexible 7:30 am-5:30 pm service hours. Right Start is planned to be affordable. Their website is rightstartup.org/rska/.
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