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A Utah-based, women-owned small business start-up for “care-sharing.”

Utah’s Department of Workforce Services (DWS) oversees the Utah Office of Childcare, a system of child care resources for parents, including support for preschool and afterschool programs. They also support child care providers to improve the quality of their services for Utah’s children.

The largest provider of employer-sponsored child care in the U.S.

Helps businesses decide which child care solution works best for their business, and assists with implementation.

In 2014, 65% of children under age 6 in the United States lived in families in which all parents were in the labor force. In 2014, the average cost of full-time infant care ranged from $4,822 to $17,062 per year—between 7-15% of median income for a married-couple household and between 24-63% of median income for a single-parent household. The cost of center-based child care for 4-year-olds is still sizeable—between $3,972 and $10,030 per year.