Child Care Needs Assessment 2019

 

 

 

 

The City of Kimberley, in partnership with Vancouver-based consulting company Be the Change Group, is assessing child care needs in Kimberley. The information you provide will form the foundation for Kimberley's Child Care Action Plan. 

During October 2019, the following methods will be used to engage the community, caregivers, parents, child care providers, and child care facilities:

  1. Surveys will be distributed to families, caregivers, parents and soon-to-be-parents, and child care providers and staff from September 30 - October 21, 2019. Links for these surveys are below
  2. A Community Forum will be held to engage those who live, work and play in Kimberley! Join us on October 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Centennial Hall and have your voice heard!
  3. Roundtables will be held with families, caregivers, soon-to-be parents and parents during the week of October 15 - 19, 2019.
    • Parent Roundtables:
      • Wednesday, October 16th, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Kimberley Early Learning Centre
      • Friday, October 18th, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Kimberley Early Learning Centre
    • Childcare Provider Roundtable:
      • Saturday, October 19th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the KImberley Public Library. 

Snacks and a $20 honourarium will be provided to all roundtable participants. Email jaclyn@bethechangegroup.com to confirm your space.

If you haven't already done so, please complete the appropriate survey!

Parent/Caregiver Survey

Do you have a child age 12 or under in your care? Are you a soon-to-be parent? Tell us about your child care needs.
Click here to take the survey. You’ll have a chance to win a $50 Save on Foods gift card. 

Childcare Provider Survey

Are you a child care provider in Kimberley? Tell us about your child care provision experiences and needs.
Click here to take the survey. You’ll have a chance to win a $50 Save on Foods gift card.