childcare survey

Contact: Shelly Stevens

Tri County Economic Development District

Phone 509.684.4571

986 S Main

Colville, WA 99114

Tri County Economic Development District

Press Release

TEDD, Rural Resources, WSU and others partner to assess childcare needs in Northeast Washington.

The Northeast Washington Childcare Survey is now open.

Colville, WA August 17, 2022:  The Tri County Economic Development District, Rural Resources, WSU Extension and other community partners have announced the launch of the Northeast Washington Childcare Survey. This confidential new survey, which takes about 15 minutes to complete, allows all Northeast Washington parents, guardians, and primary caregivers of children to share their experience and concerns regarding childcare in our region. The results will help local businesses and agencies to enact policies and initiatives intended to address the needs of children in the region.

“Everyone intuitively knows we have a childcare shortage in Northeast Washington. This survey will help us to clearly define the scope of tChildcare surveryhe problem and to develop better strategies to address them. ” said Jeff Koffel, Executive Director for TEDD. “We encourage all families with young children to take this survey so that we can ensure their voices are heard and their needs are addressed.”

The survey will be available through the end of September and can be found at


Tri County Economic Development District was formed in 1969 and works with local businesses, communities and other organizations in Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties to help develop a stable and diverse economy. For more information, please visit or call 509.684.4571.