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Key Protections for Family Child Care Providers in California Rental Property

Landlords cannot prevent you from operating a family child care home in a rental property. Our short video explains five things family child care providers need to know about operating in a rental property:

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Child Care Provider Training to Recognize and Report Child Abuse Signed by Governor

Download Know the Law about new Recognize and Report child abuse training requirements for California child care providers.

September 28, 2015

Assemblywoman Patty López Passes Bill to Protect Children

(Governor Brown Signs AB 1207)

SACRAMENTO, CAToday Assemblywoman Patty …

Child Care Extended for Farm Workers Hurt By Drought

The drought is taking its toll on farm workers’ ability to find employment in California.  To promote continuity of care, migrant farm workers will have 120 days (extended from 60 days) to find work once their children are enrolled in …

Do I have a say in which child care program my ex chooses to send our child to?


My four-year-old son is enrolled in a family child care center. Under a custody court order, my ex-wife and I used to split the cost. Now my ex-wife wants to move him to a more expensive child care center, …

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Know the Law If Licensing Finds a Problem in Your Family Child Care Home

Printable version – Know the Law If Licensing Finds A Problem in Your Family Child Care Home in California

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Legal Issues for Family Child Care Providers – Housing and Property Law

Legal Issues for Family Child Care Providers – Licensing Requirements and Policies

Legal Issues for Family Child Care Providers – Mandated Child Abuse Reporters

This article describes the rights and responsibilities of licensed family child care providers as  mandated child abuse reporters in California. The intimate relationship that a caregiver develops with a family may enable the provider to pick up early warning signals …