LCCPC News & Highlights

Narrative 2018 Tuolumne County Needs Assessment

The numbers of children reported in this Assessment needing care, and in care, are conservative, as they are based on point in time data, and do not reflect ongoing changing enrollments.

Child Care providers and programs are a vital industry in the local economy, enabling many others to work and giving income generating work to providers. Both parents using child care, and providers offering child care, contribute to the local tax base as any other business does.

Quality child care strongly supports the healthy development of our county’s children, directly impacts long term benefits for school success, builds the future workforce and instills a strong citizenship ethic. Quality child care offers powerful opportunities for early learning.

Click here to download the Narrative 2018 Tuolumne County Child Care Needs Assessment. 

Child Care Council Outreach Messages

Families need to be able to obtain affordable quality child care so they can work to support their family.

Services must be available to help parents identify and find quality child care that supports their child’s overall healthy development.

Education in the earliest years of childhood gives children the opportunity to build character skills that will result in higher achievements and overall better health.

It is a wise investment towards our future that we be dedicated to give all our children an education that will empower them to not live in poverty. OR Child Care is an investment towards our future.

Many parents need to work outside of the home to pay for today’s high cost of living and depend on child care so they can work.

A healthy community is determined by strong working families that contribute to its economic stability.