Quality Child Care Matters

90% of a child’s brain develops by age 5.

Quality child care helps children
do better in school and life.

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In the News

In the News

Washington Parents Struggle to Juggle Work, Child Care, Family Finances

Parents of young children across Washington struggle to find and afford high-quality, licensed child care. Some areas of the state have experienced significant reductions in licensed child care capacity, while other areas grapple with child care costs that consume large portions of the median income. All areas contend with child care costs that often exceed […]

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Impact in Washington

14,456

families

found quality child care last year

3,921

providers

improved care by participating in Early Achievers

1,000+

scholarships

were awarded for provider education