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Choices for Children

Human Services

Choices for Children

Provides childcare resource and referral on a contract basis to employers and financial assistance for child care.

Description:

The Child Care Subsidy Program utilizes state and federal funds to provide financial assistance for child care services to eligible parents in Santa Clara County. Additional services include parent education classes and referrals to community services. The Child Care Food Program provides cash reimbursement to licensed Child Care Providers in Santa Clara County for serving nutritious meals to enrolled children, birth to age 12. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the California State Department of Education. P-TRAC offers a training program for family child care home providers and staff members. The program features classes in early childhood education at community colleges, CPR/first aid/safety training, and workshops on tax preparation, insurance and more. All courses are conducted in English and Spanish. Parenting education classes are also offered.

Location

Public Transit:

VTA stops within 1 block.
111 North Market Street, Suite 500, San Jose, CA 95113 37.3377641 -121.8941893 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

None to eligible parents.

Audience:

Parents, youth, child care providers

Eligibility:

Vary according to service

How to Apply:

Apply by phone.

Service Wait Estimate:

Waiting list for Subsidy Program.

Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County