Child Care Partnership Grant

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

Does your family need or use child care in Cowlitz County?

Your input is critical to developing plans to increase capacity and improve access to child care in Cowlitz County – please take the Child Care Family Survey.

What does access to child care mean for you?

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

Do you have child care during the days and times that you need it? Is the cost of child care too high? Tell your story to help address our local child care crisis. Comment using the text box, add a photo, or record a video.

Project Timeline

Survey Collection

Child Care Access Report
April – May

Call to Action
May – 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.