First 5 Orange County’s Child Care Landscape Analysis report was featured in an article in the Epoch Times about providing funding to child care providers.
The story mentioned the First 5 Orange County’s Orange County Child Care Landscape Analysis Phase I Report of Findings data on the costs of child care. Here’s an excerpt from the story:
According to a 2020 First 5 Orange County analysis of childcare costs, the annual cost of full-time, center-based care for one infant or toddler is at least $15,650 per year, and a family with two young children in full-time, center-based care spend at least $26,150 per year. The report estimates that childcare takes up to 26 percent of most median family incomes, and that 10 percent is considered “affordable.”Read the Epoch Times story here.