Supporting Quality Child Care in Our Community

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The Child Care Planning Council of Yuba & Sutter Counties encourages and promotes quality standards of care. The Council offers child care providers the following networks for more information.

Director's Network

Meetings to provide support and networking for directors of child care centers. Meets quarterly at the Child Care Planning Council Office, 1010 I Street, Marysville.  For more information and the date of the next meeting, contact Jorgine Rogers at 749-3276, ext. 108

Twin Cities Association for the Education of Young Children (TCAEYC)

Membership organization that supports early child care professionals in their work with children through a variety of activities and specialized committees. They conduct workshops for child care providers, yearly "Week of the Young Child" celebrations, and maintain a variety of specialized committees in specific areas for providers. For more information contact Terri Hutton, President 743-2548

Bi-County Daycare Association

Membership organization that promotes professionalism in family child care. They hold monthly network meetings with guest speakers, offer a mentor program for new providers and promote networking and collaboration with other groups and programs supporting quality child care. For more information contact Tresia Filby at 673-9203

Community Care Licensing (CCL), Division of California Department of Social Services

State agency responsible for evaluating and monitoring child care programs for compliance with State laws and regulations. This agency reviews and approves applications for licensed child care in Yuba & Sutter Counties. Contact the Chico Regional office at 895-5033. The Web:

Child Care Advocate Program

Seeks to promote the delivery of quality child care in California through communication, knowledge, and advocacy. Contact Cindi Bethell, Child Care Advocate at 895-4272. Email

Children's Home Society of California (CHS) - Child Care and Development Services

Child Care Resource and Referral Program serving Yuba and Sutter Counties. Provides a free referral service for families seeking licensed child care.

Licensed providers can request to be put on the referral system. Providers can obtain information on legislation, zoning, child development publications and curriculum. Workshops are offered on a variety of topics including child development, child guidance, curriculum development, and program start-up and marketing. CHS publishes quarterly newsletter that includes events and activities for children and parents. Call 673-7503 for more information.

Child Care Planning Council

Meetings, open to the public, to address child care planning in Yuba and Sutter Counties. Council meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. For more information contact Stacy Federico at 530-749-3276 Ext. 106