Resources & Forms

 Resources & Forms

Community Resources

  • Child Care Switchboard
    The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s (SCCOE) listing of licensed child care providers in the community can be requested from this web site. This site also has links to other child care and family resources in the community.
  • Subsidized Child Care: The Voucher Project
    The Voucher Project is a program subsidized by the State of California Department of Education to assist eligible families with locating child care programs in their communities. Contact the Voucher Project at (831) 688-2152 for more information.
  • California Department of Education (CDD)
    The CDD provides fiscal information about California State subsidized childcare.
  • National Association for The Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
    The NAEYC provides information about the standards of quality in early childcare education.
  • Zero To Three
    Zero To Three is a national, non profit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents.
  • Special Parents Information Network (SPIN)
    SPIN supports families who have children with special needs.
  • Child Development Resource Center (CDRC)
    CDRC is a community based network of early care and education specialists whose purpose is to deliver services to families, child care professionals and communities.
  • Santa Cruz County Office of Education
    SCCOE offers information about Santa Cruz City schools.
  • The Santa Cruz Child Care Planning Council or Local Planning Council
    The SCCCPC or LPC provides leadership for the assessment, development and sustainability of quality early care and education and school age extended learning options in Santa Cruz County.
  • First 5 California
    First 5 California provides children who are prenatal to five years of age with a comprehensive, integrated system of early childhood development services.
  • The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)
    FRAC is a leading national organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.
  • Children's Defense Fund
    The Children's Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind works to ensure every child a healthy start, a head start, a fair start, a safe start and a moral start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
  • Raising A Reader
    The Raising A Reader program helps families of children aged 0 - 8 develop, practice and maintain home-based literacy routines critical for school success.

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