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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Lopez Families, We Want to Hear from You!

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Lopez Needs Assessment Survey Poster (Instagram Post) (1)SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. February 1, 2024 (español) – San Juan County Health & Community Services (HCS) wants to hear from Lopez Island families to understand their childcare needs. The Lopez Island Child Care Needs Assessment survey takes only five minutes and all answers are anonymous. Your survey responses will contribute to work towards expanding access to high-quality, affordable childcare options.

The survey is open Feb. 1 to 18 and is available online in English and Spanish. If you are unable to take the survey online, please call Melinda Hallen, Early Learning Coordinator, for assistance at 360-375-3690. This 22-question survey will help HCS understand the childcare needs of Lopez Islanders.

This survey is possible thanks to the Washington State Department of Commerce Child Care Partnership Grant granted to Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center.

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Media Contact:

Melinda Hallen, Early Learning Coordinator,, 360-375-3690

About San Juan County’s Department of Health & Community Services    

San Juan County’s Department of Health & Community Services is responsible for community and environmental health, mental health and substance abuse programs, senior services, affordable housing projects, and more. The department has staff and offices on Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Islands. For more information about San Juan County’s Department of Health & Community Services, visit


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