State task force report details policies to stabilize and sustain child care industry and increase affordability for Washington families

Percentage of families in areas that lack child care by county. Data from the Child Care Task Force 2020 Child Care Industry Assessment Report (Aug 2020).
This report focused on recommendations for supporting a child care workforce with competitive pay, benefits and training opportunities, incentives for providers to serve families enrolled in subsidy programs and expanded support for parents entering, re-entering or trying to stay in the workforce. Data from the Child Care Task Force 2020 Child Care Industry Assessment Report (Aug 2020).

Support providers participating in the state’s child care subsidy program:

Help working parents enter, re-enter and stay in the labor force:

Begin improvements to child care workforce compensation and development:

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