First 5 Orange County President/CEO Kim Goll was quoted in an Orange County Register article titled, “Parents may be in for a rude awakening as they start to return to work and seek child care.”
The article details the difficulties parents and caregivers are having finding quality child care as more businesses reopen and an increased number of employees return to their workplaces.
Furthermore, with COVID-19 health and safety regulations still in place, child care providers are also affected in how many children they can accept and the flexibility in services they provide.
“It’s crippling for a provider,” Goll said in the article.
First 5 Orange County has been at the forefront of examining the harsh landscape of Orange County’s child care system and leading the charge to find ways to do something about it.
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