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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First Baptist Hummingbird Preschool

First Baptist Hummingbird Preschool

Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 | (805) 495-2531

First Baptist Hummingbird Preschool accepts children 2 years of age (potty-trained not required) through 5 or as defined by state "until ready to enter First Grade." We offer full-time, M/W/F and T/TH enrollment, both full day or preschool/pre-kindergarten only. Our rates are affordable, and no contract is required. We are open year-round, Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 6:00pm. Nurturing and teaching your child is your greatest assignment. We consider it an honor to provide care for your child as you have need. At First Baptist Hummingbird Preschool, children are given the freedom to play in, explore, create and manipulate their environment in a safe, loving and God-honoring atmosphere.

YWCA CANOAS ELEMENTRY CCC

YWCA CANOAS ELEMENTRY CCC

San Jose, CA 95125 | (408) 265-0965

Various programs are available after school to support academics, enrich learning and provide a safe place to explore.  Some programs continue throughout the year while others are short term courses.  Please note that all students are required to be picked up in a timely manner.

YWCA-SV WEST VALLEY

YWCA-SV WEST VALLEY

San Jose, CA 95124 | (408) 295-4011

Providing families with affordable, quality child care is crucial to our vision. Serving families for more than 60 years, the YWCA operates child care centers for almost 200 children each year, ranging in age from 6 weeks to 12 years. Each of our licensed centers are staffed with enthusiastic individuals trained in cultural proficiency.

YMCA OF THE EAST BAY Y-KIDS PATTERSON

YMCA OF THE EAST BAY Y-KIDS PATTERSON

Fremont, CA 94536 | (925) 351-8476

At YMCA Child Care, weekly activities are carefully planned to provide a balance of learning and fun. Games, sports and outdoor activities help children develop coordination and teamwork. Art and craft projects allow your child to express his or her creativity. The program also includes: Daily Homework Help, Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Math/Literacy Enrichment, Arts Education, College and Career Exploration, Global Learning, Leadership Development, Nutrition Education, Physical Activity, Service Learning and Asset Development, Family Events.

YMCA OF THE EAST BAY Y-KIDS GRIMMER

YMCA OF THE EAST BAY Y-KIDS GRIMMER

Fremont, CA 94538 | (510) 651-2457

At YMCA Child Care, weekly activities are carefully planned to provide a balance of learning and fun. Games, sports and outdoor activities help children develop coordination and teamwork. Art and craft projects allow your child to express his or her creativity. The program also includes: Daily Homework Help, Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Math/Literacy Enrichment, Arts Education, College and Career Exploration, Global Learning, Leadership Development, Nutrition Education, Physical Activity, Service Learning and Asset Development, Family Events.

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
Web Site: http://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/Child-Care-Licensing

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