Family Child Care Resources/Recursos
In this page you will find resources available to family child care providers in both Southern and Northern California.
En esta página encontrará recursos disponibles para proveedores de cuidado infantil en el sur y el norte de California.
Child Care Resource Center (en español) - http://www.ccrcca.org
San Fernando Valley Office
20001 Prairie Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Monday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Antelope Valley Office
42281 10th Street, West
Lancaster, CA 93534
Fax: (661) 945-2730
Mon. & Thur: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tues., Wed. & Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Child Care Provider Training
Customer Support & Information
Quality Assurance Liaisons
Fax: (818) 717-9365
Family Child Care Network (FCCN) (818) 717-1000
Fax: (818) 717-8167
Resource & Referral
Family Fee Unit
(818) 717-1000 ext 4477
Fax: (818) 717-9367
Family Assessment & Orientation
(818) 717-1000 ext 4478
Fax: (818) 717-9365
Toll Free (866) 674-5437
Careers In Child Development
Fax: (818) 717-9342
School Readiness Initiative
Other Agencies in Los Angeles / Otras Agencias en Los Angeles
Quality Start Los Angeles
Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation
401 North Garfield Avenue
Montebello, CA 90640
Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP)
Los Angeles Mission College (FCCHN)
3550 West 6th Street #500
Los Angeles, CA 90020
5110 West Goldleaf Circle, Suite 150
Los Angeles, CA 90056
Connections for Children
2701 Ocean Park Boulevard, Suite 253 Santa Monica, CA 90405
Other Agencies in Sacramento/El Dorado
Sacramento Office of Education
El Dorado County Office of Education
Child Action, Inc.
Preschool Bridging Model (PBM) Plus
Choices for Children
Beanstalk Family Child Care Network
High 5 for Quality
First 5 California
From their website: "This organization is dedicated to supporting children, families, caregivers and educators in developing programs that will best support the diverse needs of California’s children and families."
Race To the Top – Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC)
From their website: "The Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) program aims to improve the quality of early learning and development and close the achievement gap for children with high needs."
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
From their website: "The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research."
California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC)
950 Glenn Drive, Suite 150
Folsom, CA 95630
916.486.7750 | 916.486.7765 Fax
From their website: "The California Association for the Education of Young Children is dedicated to advancing excellence throughout the early care and education profession."
National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)
From their website: "The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is the only professional association dedicated specifically to promoting high-quality early childhood experiences in the unique environment of family child care programs. NAFCC works on behalf of the one million family child care providers operating nationwide."
Other Resources/ Otros Recursos
SEIU Local 99 Education Workers United (Union)
2724 W. 8th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone: (213) 387-8393
Fax: (213) 388-4707
From the website: "SEIU Local 99 represents nearly 45,000 employees in public and non-public organizations in early education, child care, K-12, and community college levels."
LA County Office of Child Care
From their website: "The Office of Child Care envisions a high quality early care and education system accessible to all families that nurtures children’s healthy growth and early learning, fosters protective factors* in families, and strengthens communities."
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program (ELCTA)
Resources from Early Education and Support Division
Community Care and Licensing Division
Zero to Three
From their website: “ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.”
ZERO TO THREE Western Office
350 South Bixel, Suite 150
Los Angeles, California 90017
v: (213) 481-7279
f: (213) 481-2891
Los Angeles County Public Social Services (DPSS) - Child Care
Includes information about how to become licensed.
California Children and Families Commission
2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: (916) 263-1050
Fax: (916) 263-1360
Online website specializing in professional development resources
A Place of Our Own/ Los Niños en la Casa (en español)
This is a PBS television show for and about people who care for young children: parents, grandparents, and child day care providers. Child care providers of the week are showcased and shows focus on a range of information and tips. Check your local listings for episode times.
**In addition, their website has a great list of resources for literacy, books, medical and health information, and more!
En Español: Esta es un programa de television acerca personas que cuidad a niños pequeños. Proveedoras de cuidado infantil participan en este programa y comparten informacion. Tambien tienen recursos de literatura, libros, informacion sobre la salud y mas!
Child Development Consortium of Los Angeles
From their website: "is a not-for-profit social benefit corporation which provides child care and early childhood education throughout greater Los Angeles County."