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.

Take Action

In the News

In the News

Child Care Aware of Washington Releases Child Care Data for Every County in State – Child Care Capacity Recovery Uneven Across Washington

Child Care Capacity Recovery Uneven Across Washington TACOMA, WA –Aug.14,2018–Child Care Aware of Washington’s newest data show that while statewide child care capacity is nearing pre-Great Recession levels, the recovery has not been even across the state. Twenty of Washington’s 39 counties still have less licensed child care capacity than they did five years ago, […]

Read More →

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