Child Care

Child Care

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Needs and Access

United Nations Sustainability Goals:

  • Ensure effective learning for all children and youth for life and livelihood.

“The World We Want 2015” Priorities:

  • A Good Education

  • What are the options for child care in our
    community? What are the costs? 
  • Is there a need in our community for more options—especially more affordable options? 
  • Do places of employment offer child care? 
  • Are extended family members who take care of children supported by the community? 


  • What is our community’s vision of child care?  
  • What are the policies (national, state, local) regarding child care? 


  • Are child care workers trained in the practice of compassion and in how to teach/model compassion for children? 
  • Are facilities/child care workers licensed to provide child care?  Are they periodically evaluated? 
  • Are the child care workers qualified?  What certification processes, if any, must they go through? 
  • Is quality child care available for low-income families including single parent families? 
  • Are peer-to-peer exchanges or time bank programs available?   
  • Are there protections in place to monitor workers and care?

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