Skip to main content
ClearingHouse Community
Part of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Menu ≡

The Child Care Economic Impact Report

A Tool for Economic Development

By Jennifer Wohl

While child care is generally recognized as a potential benefit to children and an important work support for low-income parents, its economic importance in local communities is often overlooked. A child care economic impact report can quantify the industry's economic impact and make clear to business, financial, and government leaders child care's role in economic development. Such a tool can give legal aid and other advocates persuasive authority in convincing officials to invest in and support child care.

Download this article
↑ Go up to the top.