The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board (DPSSSAB) is seeking to improve Early Years programs and services for young children and their families in our service area. If you are a parent or guardian of a child or children aged birth to 12 years, we want to assess our services based on your experience. Please take a couple of minutes to help us by sharing your thoughts about the programs. All personal information provided in this survey will remain confidential.

As a thank you for completing this survey, we would like to enter your name into a draw for one of four $25.00 gift cards from Walmart. To enter into the draw, please include your name and contact information at the end of this survey.

* 1. Are you a parent or guardian of a child, birth-12 years?

* 3. What is your postal code?

* 4. Do you reside in:

* 5. Do you identify as any of the following?

* 6. Are you currently visiting an Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centre (OEYCFC) located in the District of Parry Sound?

* 7. Which activities have you participated at an OEYCFC? Feel free to choose more than one answer.

* 8. How do you think we could better support you and your family at an OEYCFC? Feel free to choose more than one answer.

* 9. If you have never attended an OEYCFC in the District of Parry Sound, please tell us why. Feel free to choose more than one answer.

* 10. If you have never attended an OEYCFC in the District of Parry Sound, what would make you interested in attending or make it easier for you to attend? Feel free to choose more than one answer.

* 11. Please identify the main type of child care you are currently using. Choose all that apply.

  None
Parent/Guardian Only
Licensed Care
in a Child Care Centre
Licensed Care
in a Home
Unlicensed Care
Paid
Unlicensed Care
Unpaid (e.g. family, friend)
Birth-12 months
(Infant care)
12- 30 months
(Toddler care)
30 months - 4 years
(Preschool care)
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School Age

* 12. Please identify any challenges you may have experienced when looking for child care? Feel free to choose more than one answer.

* 13. Please identify anything else that you would like us to consider in order to meet your early years and child care needs in the District of Parry sound,

* 14. If you would be interested in participating in a discussion group to help us understand how to best support our families, please provide your name and contact information below.

* 15. For draw entry, please provide:

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