CostOfChildCare.Org is designed to help advocates and policymakers with understanding the benefits of a high-quality child care system that supports parents, early educators, and young children. The website is also designed to provide a concrete way to show support and take action for better child care policies. Please find a list of helpful resources and an FAQ on the interactive.
Understand how child care’s current primary source of federal funding, the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), serves the workforce and children and families with low incomes. Learn how that currently affects your state.
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated a decades-old crisis: Though vital for working parents, child care is underfunded and outrageously expensive for most American families. Access to quality care is unattainable for more than 2 million parents a year. Pledge your support for child care funding today.