CHILD CARE

No family should pay more than 7 percent of their income on child care and all child care teachers and providers must be paid at least a living wage. 

JASMINE'S STORY

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Single parents in Nevada pay more than a third of their income for infant child care.


$22K

Meanwhile, even with the high costs, People who work full-time caring for kids in a child care center are paid on average $22,000 a year in Nevada.


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Jasmine is a single mom in Las Vegas working three jobs. Last year she was scheduled to work a specific shift last minute and didn’t have child care. She ended up paying more for child care than she was paid for those hours. This is a common story in Nevada.