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WASHINGTON COST OF CHILD CARE STUDY

STUDY BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW

The Washington Cost of Child Care study was completed in 2022. To learn more about this study please review the overview document below. Please select a link below to access this document in your preferred language.

Cost of Care Study Report

The final report of the cost of care study was published in October 2022. This report includes details of the study methodology, provider data collection, community engagement, and results of several default scenarios. 

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Child Care Provider Data Collection

A key part of this study involves collecting data from child care providers across Washington to ensure that the study and cost model is informed by the reality on the ground. In March and April 2022 we administer a provider survey.

**Thank you to the over 2,000 providers who completed the survey.**

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If you have any questions about the Washington Cost of Care study please contact simon@prenatal5fiscal.org.