ERIC Number: ED369527
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Response to Child Care Needs: The Valley Community 1993 Annual Report.
Resources for Family Development, Inc., Livermore, CA.
This report examines the state of child care in the communities of Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin, California. The report's findings indicate that: (1) the area's population of young children has increased 20 percent in the last 5 years, with nearly one-third of these 20,819 children requiring paid child care; (2) although between 1988 and 1993 the gap in the need for child care was reduced 40 percent, 1,300 children were still in need of care; (3) child care referrals in 1993 increased 4 percent over previous years; (4) the number of licensed family day care providers increased 12 percent between 1989 and 1993; (5) the number of day care centers increased 27 percent between 1989 and 1993; (6) turnover of family home providers decreased 14 percent between 1988 and 1993; (7) in 1993 every elementary school in the area provided before- and after-school child care; (8) the number of providers receiving federal or state reimbursements increased 20 percent between 1988 and 1993; (9) government subsidies increased significantly over the past year; and (10) only 10 to 15 percent of eligible families in the area received child care subsidies. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Resources for Family Development, Inc., Livermore, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California