2020 Community Child Care Planning Project - Child Care Operator Engagement

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We are seeking your input to inform the Richmond 2020 Community Child Care Planning Project. This project, scheduled to be complete by the end of 2020, will shape strategic direction and future actions regarding child care in Richmond.

Since 1991, the City has made a significant commitment to support the development of child care in Richmond. We know that to meet the current demand, as well as growth over the next 10 years, Richmond will require additional child care spaces.

Your participation in completing this survey and sharing your knowledge will greatly help shape future of child care in Richmond.

Did you know?

  • The City currently owns ten purpose-built child care facilities and has one additional child care facility and two Early Childhood Development Hubs in various stages of design or under construction.
  • Richmond has 19.5 child care spaces per 100 children aged 0 to 2 years; 51 spaces per 100 children aged 3 to 5 years; and. 14.2 spaces for 100 children aged 6 to 12 years.
  • Since 1995, the City has undertaken 4 child care needs assessments. The most recent 2017 – 2022 assessment recommends that the City and other stakeholders work together to address the need for quality, affordable, accessible child care spaces in Richmond.

There is a lot working well and there is also room to do more.

We invite you to complete the survey by the deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020.

Please note, all survey responses are anonymous and will not be used to identify individual organizations or businesses.

We are seeking your input to inform the Richmond 2020 Community Child Care Planning Project. This project, scheduled to be complete by the end of 2020, will shape strategic direction and future actions regarding child care in Richmond.

Since 1991, the City has made a significant commitment to support the development of child care in Richmond. We know that to meet the current demand, as well as growth over the next 10 years, Richmond will require additional child care spaces.

Your participation in completing this survey and sharing your knowledge will greatly help shape future of child care in Richmond.

Did you know?

  • The City currently owns ten purpose-built child care facilities and has one additional child care facility and two Early Childhood Development Hubs in various stages of design or under construction.
  • Richmond has 19.5 child care spaces per 100 children aged 0 to 2 years; 51 spaces per 100 children aged 3 to 5 years; and. 14.2 spaces for 100 children aged 6 to 12 years.
  • Since 1995, the City has undertaken 4 child care needs assessments. The most recent 2017 – 2022 assessment recommends that the City and other stakeholders work together to address the need for quality, affordable, accessible child care spaces in Richmond.

There is a lot working well and there is also room to do more.

We invite you to complete the survey by the deadline: Monday, October 26, 2020.

Please note, all survey responses are anonymous and will not be used to identify individual organizations or businesses.

  • Instructions – Please complete only one survey per child care facility. A facility is a single location or address of child care which may include multiple programs operating under different licenses. Organizations with more than one location should complete one survey for each location. The individual completing the survey should be the Manager, Person in Charge or Licensee. 

    If you operate multiple facilities, please email childcare@richmond.ca if you would like help duplicating responses across facilities within this survey.
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