Wilkes EDC Completes Child Care Study

As childcare continues to be a critical issue facing today’s workforce, the Wilkes Economic Development Corporation just completed a detailed study on the gaps and opportunities to address the growing concern. Meeting childcare needs can assist families and increase labor force participation for employers. This report shows the declining trend in childcare options in Wilkes but also looks at ways the community can assist in improving the future of this essential service. Visit their website to view the full report!