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Progress Made. Ground Lost. A Comprehensive Report on Child Care in Franklin County

Through generous funding from The Columbus Foundation, Action for Children commissioned a study of child care supply and demand in Franklin County, Ohio and insights into the decision making process of parents seeking care for their children. Community Research Partners (CRP), a nonprofit research center based in Columbus, Ohio, undertook the study, with guidance and assistance from Action for Children. The research incorporated recent literature on child care choice, along with input from local parents and employers and the most current and fine-grained data on child care providers and the population initially in demand of child care services.

Read the full report:  

Progress Made. Ground Lost. A Comprehensive Report on Child Care in Franklin County April 2012

The report uses the following 26 City of Columbus Department of Development planning areas as the geography for the supply/demand analysis. You can click on each name below to see the neighborhood profile: 

Clintonville

Eastland/Brice

Eastmoor/Walnut Ridge

Far East

Far North

Far Northwest

Far South

Far West

Franklinton

Greenlawn/Frank Road

Hayden Run

Hilltop

Near East

Near North/University

Near South

North Linden

Northeast

Northland

Northwest

Rickenbacker

Rocky Fork/Blacklick

South Linden

Southeast

West Olentangy

West Sciota

Westland

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