Missoulian Article – Sept. 1, 2019

The waiting lists for child care facilities in Missoula and throughout Montana are growing as parents scramble to find providers in a state that lacks a permanent publicly funded preschool program and offers even fewer options for infant and toddler care.

In Missoula, the cost of early child care is compounded by an affordable housing crisis, meaning that child care providers must factor the rising costs of owning or renting a facility into tuition and wages for employees.

Read full article here- Missoula Early Learning Center