Your Comments on the Safe Sleep Regulations Are Requested

August 9, 2018

Everyone benefits when children are safe and happy in child care. Safe sleep practices can help protect children and keep them healthy and safe – and providers will benefit from clear rules and enforcement.

Community Care Licensing has published Draft …

Families Displaced By Wildfires Can Still Get Their Child Care

August 9, 2018

You can help kids and families stay stable if they are impacted by the fires.

1. If a family has become homeless or is living in a motel, shelter, or other temporary situation (e.g. doubling up with friends or family):

Analysis of Child Care Funding in the California Budget FY18-19

August 2, 2018

Child Care Law Center Analysis of Child Care Provisions in the California State 2018-19 Budget


Take Action Today to Defend All Families

June 21, 2018

Children deserve to be safe and happy. It is our job, as adults, to protect them.

The security a child feels with their parent or primary caregiver is essential for their healthy development – it is as important as breathing.

More California Children Will Get Safe and Enriching Child Care in 2018

June 14, 2018

By supporting safe and enriching child care for babies and toddlers, we are creating a seamless early learning opportunity for children, from the day they are born to preschool and beyond. Advocates are celebrating progress in both local and state …

2018 Budget Conference Committee Update

June 1, 2018

The Budget Conference Committee held its first meeting on Thursday, May 31. It’s promising that close to $1 Billion may be added to child care funding this year.  However, the amount of funding to increase Alternative Payment (AP) voucher spaces …

Nonprofits CAN Support Ballot Measures

May 31, 2018

Nonprofit organizations, such as resource & referral agencies and child care centers, can lawfully support local ballot measures like Measure A  and Proposition C.

Supporting Ballot Measures

These child care measures are historic and will directly impact the lives …

Our Comments on the Draft CCDBG State Plan for 2019-21

May 23, 2018

Comments on the Draft State Plan for CCDBG Funds, FY 2019-21

On May 22nd, 2018 the Child Care Law Center submitted written comments to the draft State Plan proposed by the California Department of Education, to weigh in on the …

Response to the Governor Brown’s May Revise of 2018-19 Budget Proposal

May 14, 2018

California can create a seamless education system for children, from the beginning of life to preschool and beyond. We have the resources to do that, and we must. Governor Brown’s budget does not go far enough to give families affordable

How To Comment on California’s State Plan For Child Care

May 2, 2018

Download the PDF version here                                                                              

I. The Child Care Development Fund State Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2021: An Overview

The Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) is the largest source of federal funding to states to improve the availability, affordability, and …