March 06, 2019

Family Child Care:

Family Child Care Issues: A closer look 2019

Family Child Care Homes (FCCH) are a significant part of California’s child care market. Compared to centers, FCCHs are more likely to offer flexible hours of care and are more affordable for families. However, FCCHs have been in decline since the Great Recession. We surveyed current and former FCCH providers in the counties with the steepest decline in FCCHs to understand challenges they face to sustain their business.