Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in California

With 13,285 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 California 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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Escondido, CA 92025 | (760) 745-2260

Welcome to Emmanuel Faith Preschool! Emmanuel Faith Preschool is an extension of Emmanuel Faith Community Church’s ministries with Christian values that are shared in age-appropriate ways throughout our curriculum. The mission of Emmanuel Faith Preschool is to partner with parents and families to guide preschoolers to know the love of Jesus Christ while experiencing a high-quality, developmentally appropriate, biblically based education in a loving, safe and nurturing environment.  



Hemet, CA 92544 | (951) 652-5329

Hi, Wee Care has changed it's curriculum to include more Kindergarten/1st grade academic's. The children will be learning color's, number's, and shapes in English and Spanish. Our Ratio's have changed to 1 teacher to 9 students. We offer free meals and free potty training for our 2 to 3 year olds. 



Downey, CA 90241 | (562) 869-7213

Preschool program that provides education in a Christian environment. Curriculum focuses on creative language,individual, social, physical, and cognitive growth, and preparing your preschooler for kindergarten. Our activities include chapel, math, reading, science, music, life skills practice, cultural exploration, active play, quiet play, and individual and group activities. Emphasis is placed on parent involvement through routine communication, volunteer hours, and family events.



South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 | (530) 208-8216

Welcome to Appleseeds.  We enroll children 2-12 years of age.  We offer daily academics, art, music and Spanish classes everyday.  We are a multilingual school.  



San Francisco, CA 94123 | (415) 377-0303

At Little Bee, children are encouraged and taught to make discoveries through curiosity, experimentation, and free play. These personal discoveries drive their engagement on the daily outings with the help of our nurturing and experienced team of educators. It is our mission to nurture our children's innate curiosity and to help them come to creative solutions with an appreciation for the diversity of people, places, and thoughts. We are raising global citizens through our inclusive curriculum, local community presence, nature outings, and the rich cultural heritage of our school community. Through a unique blend of Montessori and Reggio-Emilia, we are able to individualize the curriculum to best match the needs of our current students. At the Presidio location, two classrooms are taught via Mandarin-immersion and one classroom is taught in English. At the Lombard location, both classrooms are taught via Mandarin-immersion. 

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California Department of Social Services
Community Care Licensing Division
Child Care Program Office
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