SB 234 Keeping Kids Close to Home – Resources

SB 234 will become law on January 1, 2020.

Read this FAQ to learn how this new law will impact family child care homes.

To meet the needs of today’s families, SB 234 supports family child care close to home so parents can work and children can thrive, immediately and in the future.

Author: Senator Nancy Skinner

Cosponsors: Child Care Law Center, California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, SEIU California, UDW/AFSCME Local 3930

Need to Know Information

– SB 234 Frequently Asked Questions – read these frequently asked questions to learn about how this new law will impact family child care homes.

*SB 234 FAQ in English

*SB 234 常見問題 (FAQ)

*Часто задаваемые вопросы об одобренном сенатом штата Калифорния законопроекте № 234 (SB 234)

*Preguntas frecuentes sobre SB 234

– The Basics One-Pager

*The Basics – SB 234 Keeping Kids Close to Home

*The Basics in Spanish – SB 234 Ley para Mantener a los Niños Cerca de Casa

*The Basics in Chinese – SB 234 讓孩子靠近家法案

*The Basics in Russian – SB 234 Акт о том, как держать детей рядом с домом

*The Basics in Hindi – SB 234 बच्चों को घर के पास रखना अधिनियम

Fact Sheet

– Bill Text

– Provider Experiences

*Lana’s Experience

*Nevaeh’s Experience

*Adriana’s Experience

*Do you have a personal story to share? Email Julia Frudden

– Email Updates – If you’re a family child care provider in California, sign up for updates about the new law, here.

In the News and Reports:


– Email Senior Staff Attorney Laurie Furstenfeld.