First 5 Orange County’s child care report featured in Epoch Times

Aug 5, 2021 | News & Announcements

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.

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