Introduction: Parent Survey Regarding Child Care


The City of Delta is undertaking an assessment of current and anticipated child care needs in our community and we need to hear from you!

The purpose of this survey is to understand, from parents’ and guardians’ perspectives, the current and anticipated child care service needs from residents of Delta and those who anticipate needing child care in the city. For this survey, child care includes group daycare, in-home child care, preschool and out-of-school care. The information you provide is critical in assisting the city in child care planning and policy development.

This Survey is being conducted by the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC Consultant) on behalf of the City of Delta (Client). The survey will help us in developing a better understanding of the current and emerging child care needs of the City. SPARC BC will not share this information with any other agency and the information will be protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) on the part of SPARC BC. The SurveyMonkey Privacy Policy ( discloses to respondents that any personal data collected from them in the survey may be transferred to various countries, including the United States and other locations SurveyMonkey has offices. Please read the SurveyMonkey Privacy Policy for more information.

 If you have any questions or concerns related to the survey, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Huebert, Researcher at SPARC BC. (


This survey is to be completed by current or potential parents and guardians of children who live in or use child care services in Delta.  The survey includes questions about personal and family demographic characteristics, current and anticipated child care needs, as well as current child care experiences.

Your responses will be summarized along with those of others; therefore, your personal anonymity will be maintained.

The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. If you are not familiar with the subject of any of the questions, please skip the question and move on to the next one.

Participating in this survey is entirely voluntary and you may skip any questions you do not want to answer and end the process at any time.

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* 1. Do you agree to take part in the survey?

3% of survey complete.