Child Care Needs Assessment
Quality Care Resource and Referral Services Inc. dba Quality Care Services, Inc., is a 501(c)3 agency, with a mandate to provide early education and family support services in Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties. Working through strong partnerships with child care providers, parents and community stakeholders, Quality Care seeks to raise the delivery of early education services to the highest quality standards as defined by the state, Early Head Start and the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Native American Advancement Corporation, NAAC, is a non-profit, charitable, educational, and a service oriented agency, based in Bridgeton NJ, Cumberland County. Our target population is the under-served Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribal individuals in Southern New Jersey. Our purpose is to create opportunities for those leading to social and economic self-sufficiency through training, employment, child care, revenue, home ownership, home rehabilitation, maintenance and repair programs, for Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem, Atlantic and Cape May counties. This is As a result of our current Strategic plan, analysis and research that was conducted.

Child care was a common topic that came up many times during our research and strategic planning process. We have developed a Child care Needs Assessment as our first step of this process. This would determine if there is a child care need in our Native American community and if so, what age range.

Thank you in advance for taking the time in helping us assess your needs.

Sincerely yours,

Susan T. James, President and CEO, Quality Care Services, Inc.
Tyrese Gould Jacinto, President and CEO, Native American Advancement Crop.

This survey should only take 10 minutes of your time.
Email *
Native American Child Care
Name *
Are you currently using child care services? *
If yes, please indicate the total number of children served in each age category:
Do you need "subsidized" care based on your income? *
If there were child care services available at a competitive price that was affordable to you, would you use it? *
What are the type of child care needs do you currently have? Select all that apply. *
Please check one in each column for the type of care you USE and the type of care you PREFER. *
I USE most of the time
Care by parent in own home
Care in relative's home
Care in own home with relative
Care in own home with non-relative
Care in non-relative's home
Child cares for him/herself
Combination of care as needed
School based program
Currently searching for care
Will you need child care in the future? *
Do you commute to work? *
If you commute what is the distance?
In your opinion, is quality child care available in your community?
Clear selection
How difficult has it been to find child care that meets your needs? Select one. *
From your experience, what areas of child care are needed? - Select all that apply. *
Are you satisfied with your current child care arrangements?
Clear selection
If you do not utilize licensed child care services, what prevents you from using these services? *
Have you had any of these child care related problems during the past year? - Select all that apply. *
Have you considered quitting your job because of child care issues or have had problems gaining employment due to lack of child care options? *
What is the most important factor(s) affecting your choice of care for your child? - Select all that apply. *
How can we meet your child care needs? *
What drives your interest in or need for child care? *
Are you an affiliate of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe? Explain *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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