YMCA SAN DIEGO
YMCA of San Diego provides childcare referrals, and assistance in paying for childcare and special needs care. They are committed to supporting families in their search for quality, affordable, and convenient childcare options. Funded by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division, YMCA Childcare Resource Service offers free childcare referrals and resources to families in San Diego County so parents and guardians can make informed decisions about childcare.
Services: Childcare referrals, affordable childcare, assistance with childcare payment
Community Care Licensing Office
Address: 3708 Ruffin Road, San Diego CA 92123
SAN DIEGO COUNTY CENTRALIZED ELLIGIBILITY LIST - CHILDCARE SAN DIEGO
SDCCE helps families get connected to affordable daycare and childcare in San Diego. They believe that no parent should have to choose between rent and childcare. SDCCE connects families with affordable childcare and offers subsidized childcare assistance.
Services: Affordable childcare, subsidized childcare
Address: 3601 Arey Drive, San Diego CA 92154Call: 800-521-0560
The Federal Head Start program is a comprehensive early childhood education initiative in the United States that provides high-quality educational services to low-income children and families, aiming to promote school readiness and improve their overall well-being. Through Head Start, children receive essential early learning experiences, including preschool education, health and nutrition services, and social and emotional development support. Head Start provides free childcare and family support services for infants through 5-year-olds.
Services: Free early education programs
Old Grove Early Head Start Center
Address: 235 Via Pelicano, Oceanside CA 92057
CALIFORNIA CHILDCARE RESOURCES AND REFERRAL NETWORK
The R & R partners with families to help them find and choose childcare that best meets their needs and access resources to help them pay for that childcare. Childcare resource and referral agencies (R&R) are state-funded, community-based programs that exist in every county in California. R&Rs make up a well-developed system that supports parents, childcare providers, and local communities.
Services: Childcare referral services, affordable childcare access, childcare payment resources.
MY CHILDCARE PLAN CALIFORNIA
My Childcare Plan is a network of childcare resource and referral (R&R) agencies across California. With connection with local licensed childcare providers and other resources, they can help find high-quality and affordable childcare.
Services: Childcare referrals, access to affordable childcare resources
Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday
CALWORKS CHILDCARE PROGRAM
The CalWORKS Childcare Program was founded to provide subsidized services for welfare program participants and low-income families. CalWORKs childcare is administered in three stages. CalWORKs cash aid recipients are eligible for Stage One and Stage Two childcare based on their eligibility for cash aid. Families must also have a need for care such as being employed.
Services: Cash aid for childcare services
CDSS Childcare Programs
Address: 744 P Street MS 8-8-139, Sacramento CA 95817
CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES OF SAN DIEGO
CDA offers free or reduced-cost childcare, parental choice childcare, and an alternative payment program that provides subsidized childcare assistance to families who live or work in San Diego County, have children ages 0-13 years, or children with exceptional needs under 21 years of age, and meet eligibility requirements.
Services: Subsidized childcare assistance
Address: 180 Otay Lakes Road Suite 300, Bonita CA 91902
TK California is an online hub for finding easy-to-use resources for administrators, teachers, and parents as California expands Transitional Kindergarten (TK). Transitional Kindergarten is a state-funded additional year of early education for children who are not old enough to enter traditional kindergarten but have completed preschool. This extra year is intended to bridge the gap between preschool and kindergarten, providing younger children with a developmentally appropriate curriculum.
Services: State-funded transitional kindergarten