Child Care Access Report

Access to child care is imperative for the long-term success of our children and the health of our economy.

Child Care Focus Groups

Sorry if we missed you at a focus group – you can still provide input. Participants eligible to receive a gift card.

Tell Your Child Care Story

How does access to quality and affordable child care impact your family?


Resources for your family

Resources for the early assessment, identification, and intervention of childhood emotional, social, and behavioral needs in children aged 0-8, in Cowlitz County.

A free tool to help families find high-quality, licensed child care near them.

A free service that connects parents and caregivers to resources in their community.


Child Care Partnership Grant

The Cowlitz Community Network and members of the Cowlitz Community Charter are working together to develop an action plan to stabilize and expand child care capacity in our community.

Project Timeline

Survey Collection
March-April

Child Care Access Report
May-June

Call to Action
June

How can you help?

Businesses, friends, families, grandparents, neighbors, leaders, child care providers, school districts, and community organizations can all play a part in addressing our local child care crisis.

You can help by sharing information about the grant, taking the family survey and helping to prioritize projects to increase child care capacity in Cowlitz County. Sign up for more information.