Description:Child Care Resource and Referral Program provides confidential, free assistance in locating the full range of licensed family day care and center child care options including infant, preschool and school-age child care, and caregivers who have education and/or training with special needs children. Referrals are also made to other community agencies for in-home care, sick child care, recreation programs, day camps and Head Start. Publishes a newsletter. Offers technical assistance, consultations, seminars, monthly workshops and conferences for child care providers, potential child care providers and parents. Topics include nutrition, family day care business, child development and behavior, and day care curriculum. Offers parent education workshops on choosing child care and on parenting skills, communication and discipline. Subsidized child care programs provide child care subsidies through Alternative Payment and Family Daycare Network programs for former Calworks participants, low-income persons and families needing child care in order to work or attend training. Child Care Food Program offers nutrition information and financial reimbursement to licensed and exempt family day care providers serving USDA-approved meals. CalWORKS Child Care Resource and Referral Program provides specialized child care counseling and referral services to CalWORKS recipients participating in the cash program. TrustLine assists parents using child care providers who are exempt from licensure through fingerprinting and child abuse clearances. 4C council operates five childcare centers throughout Santa Clara County including state preschool, infant and school age care.
Public Transit:VTA and Light Rail stop in front.
150 River Oaks Parkway, Suite F-1, San Jose, CA 95134 37.4026299 -121.9363583 Other
Fees:None for general public Child Care R&R Services. Vary for Subsidized Child Care and other programs. Publication and workshop fees vary. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
Audience:Parents, families, childcare providers, employers and the general community. Parent education: parents of infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children
Eligibility:None for child care referral services. Subsidized Child Care Programs: vary according to income
How to Apply:Walk in or apply by phone for child care referral service. Appointment may be required for other services.
Service Wait Estimate:No wait for online service available for parents seeking child care referral services. Varies for parents seeking subsidized child care payment.
- Santa Clara County