Child care task force issues legislative recommendations

The Morning Wire-AARON KUNKLER   AUGUST 25, 2021     A new set of recommendations was released by the Washington State Child Care Collaborative Task Force, designed to address high costs and a lack of child care capacity.  Washington State’s child care system is experiencing high worker turnover and costs to families. The report recommends that the Legislature design new financing … Continue reading Child care task force issues legislative recommendations

Child Care Events & Upcoming Grants

Learn about upcoming early learning facilities funding in OctoberJoin us Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 1:00 p.m. Commerce and the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) will host a webinar to provide information about the upcoming Early Learning Facilities funding round. Commerce expects to open a competitive funding round in early October to provide grants for eligible … Continue reading Child Care Events & Upcoming Grants

Child Care spotlight on Clallam County

Prevention Works! releases new Child care video short addressing the needs within Clallam County. https://youtu.be/DIQO_n-3db8 A little background on Prevention Works! Mission: Prevention Works! is a coalition that promotes positive childhoods in Clallam County.  Vision: All children of Clallam County will thrive Prevention Works! is a 501c3 all volunteer community coalition founded in 1998.  Members … Continue reading Child Care spotlight on Clallam County

Clallam County Child Care Assessment

In collaboration with Wendy Bart of the Olympic Peninsula YMCA, the EDC received a grant from the Dept of Commerce with a matched grant amount through the Seattle Foundation/Safestart to hire a Community Organizer in charge of researching our current Child care needs for Clallam County and establishing a county wide Alliance to support our … Continue reading Clallam County Child Care Assessment