Child Action, Inc. houses the Child Care Resource
& Referral Program for Sacramento County. Their web
site has information and publications for child care providers
The County website has many resources for information,
and is intended to be quick and convenient. Commonly viewed
information is grouped into five categories, Community
Services, Business, Health and Human Care, Justice/Law/and
Public Safety, and Visiting. Other sections on the County
home page include Quick Links, Your Resources, and What's
Happening in the County.
5 Sacramento Commission
The First 5 Sacramento Commission is committed to supporting
the healthy development of children zero to age five,
the empowerment of families and the strengthening of communities
Council of California, Inc.
ITCC’s Child Care Services provides resource and
referral programs, grants or loans to providers to assist
in meeting standards, monitoring of compliance with licensing
and regulatory requirements, training and technical assistance,
compensation for childcare services, comprehensive consumer
education, other quality activities consistent with the
purposes and requirements of the Child Care Development
These services are limited to ITCC’s Child Care
Consortium Member Tribes; please contact ITCC’s
central office for specific Tribal membership information.
Child Care Eligibility List (CEL)
The Child Care Eligibility List (CEL) is a list of families
needing child care assistance in Sacramento County. Visit
the link to sign up and determine if you quailfy for child
County Office of Education
Visit the Sacramento County Office of Education site for
information on School Readiness, the Californa
Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN), the Supporting
Early Education Delivery Systems (SEEDS) project , Infant
Development Project, After School programs, and Preschool
The Building Child Care (BCC) Project exists
to provide a centralized clearinghouse of information
and services designed to improve child care providers'
access to financial resources for facilities development
projects in California.
Association for the Education of Young Children
CAEYC acts on behalf of the needs and rights of young
children with primary focus on the provision of educational
services and resources to adults who work with and for
children from birth through age eight.
The California Budget Project (CBP) was founded in 1994
to provide Californians with a source of timely, objective
and accessible expertise on state fiscal and economic
Child Care Resource and Referral Network
Provides a listing of local child care resource and referral
(R&R) agencies throughout the state, information for
child care providers, and parents seeking services, child
care legislative updates, and child care data.
California Department of Education, Child Development Division
Visit the CDD site for program information, funding
opportunities, upcoming conference information, and much
more information from the state.
School Age Consortium
Support for afterschool programs and providers throughout
California. Offers training, resources, advocacy, and
information to help in working with kids.
Care Law Center
The Child Care Law Center (CCLC) is a national nonprofit
legal services organization that uses legal tools to make
high quality, affordable child care available to every
child, every family, and every community.
Development Policy Institute (CDPI)
CDPI is a non-partisan, independent organization whose
mission is to help establish sound public policy that
benefits the children of California. CDPI is a leader
in the childcare and development field on fiscal and policy
matters and the principal advocate for children and families
in the California budget process.
CDF provides a voice for children who cannot vote, lobby,
or speak for themselves, focusing particularly on the
needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities.
CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and
encourages preventive investment before they get sick,
into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.
the Capitol Doorstep
OTCD provides information on California and federal legislation
affecting young children. Focusing on child care and development
programs, OTCD also follows current legislative efforts
relative to child protection, child safety, education,
health, mental health, disabilities, nutrition and public
for the Child Care Workforce
The Center for the Child Care Workforce (CCW) was founded
in 1978 as the Child Care Employee Project. Today the
organizations provides research, documentation, advocacy,
training and organizing around the issues of better compensation
and working conditions in the field of early care and
A national nonpartisan campaign designed to make the well-being
of children a top priority. Provides information on a
variety of children's issues including child care.
The US Government's Official Web Portal
FirstGov.gov is an easy-to-search, free-access website
designed to give you a centralized place to find information
from U.S. local, state and federal government agency websites.
Association for the Education of Young Children
A non-profit professional association dedicated to improving
the quality of services provided to young children. Provides
resources for the professional development of teachers
and caregivers and operates a voluntary accreditation
system for early childhood programs.
Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
NACCRRA provides technical consultation and resources
to member child care resource and referral agencies, as
well as information for parents seeking child care, child
care professionals and advocates.
Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)
The NCCP is the nation’s leading public policy center
dedicated to promoting the economic security, health,
and well-being of America’s low-income families
Women's Law Center
The Center works to get new laws on the books and enforced
and educating the public about ways to make the law and
public policies work for women and their families regarding
such issues as education, employment, family economic
security, and health -- with special attention given to
the needs of low-income women and their families.
- National Child Care Information Center
The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC), a
project of the Child Care Bureau, is a national clearinghouse
and technical assistance center that links parents, providers,
policy-makers, researchers, and the public to early care
and education information.
States Department of Education
Information on Grants and Contracts, Financial Aid, Educational
Resources, Research and Statistics, and Policy. Responsible
for administering subsidized child care programs.