Thank you for taking the childcare survey.

The purpose of this survey is get feedback on child care needs in Fergus, Judith Basin and Petroleum counties.   All responses are confidential.   At the end of the survey, click on the "Done" button to record your answers.  You will also be taken to a page to enter a raffle for a free I-Pad!    

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* 1. Please answer the following questions.

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* 2. Please indicate the number of people in your household in the following age groups.

  1 2 3 4 or more
0-1
2-4
5-8
9-12
13-17
18-49
50+

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* 3. Please check all statements that apply to your current employment status.

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* 4. Indicate your total household income range.  (The sum total income of all adult wage earners in household.)

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* 5. Please check all boxes that describes your current situation or preferences

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* 6. For children pre-kindergarten age please check all boxes that best describes your current childcare situation.

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* 7. For children in grades K-6th, please check all the boxes that best describes your current situation for afterschool care.

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* 8. For children in grades K to 6th, please check all the boxes that best describes your current situation for child care during summer or school holidays.

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* 9. In the next five-years, please check if you anticipate using  any of the following types of childcare services.  (Check all that apply)

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* 10. Please check all boxes that describe your current situation.

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* 11. Please check all that apply to you in relation to Covid-19

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* 12. Indicate the importance of each of the following items for childcare services. (Please answer if you have ever used childcare services or anticipate using in the future.)

  Not Important  Somewhat important Important Very Important  N/A - Don't Know
Reliable hours/days of operation (limited closures)
Experience of childcare workers 
Quality of childcare facilities & play space
Quality of activities/learning programs
Compliance with health and safety standards
Nutritional meals - snacks
Clear rules and procedures 
Parent involvement in operational decisions
Affordability
Proximity to schools
Proximity to work
Flex-time at work to match child care provider hours
Employer subsidies to offset cost of childcare
Open a new childcare center to provide additional options

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* 13. How much do you pay for one child in full-time care? (Indicate if the rate is a daily, weekly or monthly rate.) 

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* 14. Please respond to the following questions regarding childcare costs. (You may enter a range for the questions about cost of care.)

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* 15. What sources have you used to locate child care services.  (Check all that apply)

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* 16. Please enter any other comments/concerns you may have regarding child care or issues related to Covid-19.

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