Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in California

With 12,598 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of California, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are California childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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Santa Monica, CA 90404 | (310) 264-1664

Our pre-K/TK/K in Santa Monica is full-day and year-round to accommodate working families. We have a unique funding model as a non-profit organization offering scholarships to 2/3 of our admitted families based on income eligibility (Santa Monica residents are prioritized). We're nature-based, have exceptional teachers with Masters Degrees and/or Bachelors Degrees, and we teach in English and Spanish. Organic and farm-sourced ingredients make up our daily lunches and snacks (children do not bring food from home). We are LEED Gold certified, and our curriculum also emphasizes sustainable practices. We welcome you to contact us for a tour! Sincerely, Laila Taslimi, founding director



Sun Valley, CA 91352 | (818) 767-2623

1All We accept all state funded programs. We also serve free meals for all the children enrolled in our child care center    

Foothill Progressive Montessori

Foothill Progressive Montessori

La Canada, CA 91011 | (818) 952-0129

We are a small private Montessori school providing care for Infants through 6 Years.

Footprints Preschool

Footprints Preschool

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 | (925) 685-7354

We believe every child is a blessed gift from God! The purpose of Footprints Preschool is to provide a developmentally appropriate Christian environment that fosters the growth and the development of the whole child for preschool aged children. Our Vision is to give children the opportunity to learn, play, and grow in God’s Love. We are a child centered program that promotes play and hands on learning. 

Greater Beginnings Christian Academy

Greater Beginnings Christian Academy

Lynwood, CA 90262 | (424) 444-8059

An entrusted preschool within the community here to serve the social and academic needs of your child, while providing a safe childcare solution for your family.

California Child Care Licensing Agency

California Department of Social Services
Community Care Licensing Division
Child Care Program Office
744 P Street, Mail Station #19-14-48
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-651-6040
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