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Child Care Coalition

The Northeast MI Childcare Coalition is working on an action plan to increase the opportunities for the development of childcare centers (stand-alone and in-home) across the region. Organization of the coalition is currently underway. 

If you'd like to become involved in the group, please contact dbaum@nemcog.org

Following is a summary of the activities the coalition will complete: 

ACTIVITY 1: Convene the Northeast Michigan Child Care Coalition

ACTIVITY 2:  Assess regional child care needs (focusing on the child care needs of working families)

ACTIVITY 3:  Evaluate municipal policies that positively and negatively impact child care business start-up

ACTIVITY 4:  Establish a baseline inventory of existing for-profit and non-profit child care businesses

ACTIVITY 5:  Develop a regional action plan

ACTIVITY 6:  Implement the Regional Action Plan