Having a better understanding of the early learning needs in your community, can help to address the need for affordable, quality early childhood care and education for all children in Pennsylvania.
When families cannot access quality, affordable child care, they often struggle to find and retain sustainable employment or advance their careers. This is particularly true for working women. Annually, Pennsylvania’s advocates gather data which shows the unmet child care needs of families who are eligible for state-funded child care and Pre-K.
of eligible children do not have access to high-quality Pre-K in Pennsylvania
of children eligible for Child Care Works are unserved in Pennsylvania