Quality Child Care Matters

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

Quality child care helps children
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In the News

Washington’s Child Care Crisis Leaves Nearly 550,000 Children Without Child Care

TACOMA, WA – Aug. 25, 2020 – Thousands of children across Washington are unable to attend licensed child care because our state’s child care system cannot meet the needs of working families. Nearly 550,000 children under the age of 12 have no access to child care, despite the fact that 60 percent of children 0-12 […]

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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