Mission & Goals
The Child Care Planning Council of Yuba and Sutter Counties is a public-Private partnership of business, education, community and governments. The mission is to serve as the focal point for the planning and development of accessible, affordable, quality child care programs for the children and families in Yuba and Sutter Counties.
The Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the Yuba County Office of Education, Alternative Programs office, located at 1010 I Street in Marysville (at the base of the 10th Street Bridge).
For committee meetings dates and times go to Events/Calendar.
Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.
In 1991, the U.S. Congress established a federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). Each state was allocated funds to assist low-income families with child care and development services. In California, Assembly Bill 2141 was passed, providing suggested structure for Local Child Care and Development Councils.
In 1997, Assembly Bill 1542 was passed establishing welfare reform legislation (CalWORKS) that revised the membership and responsibilities of local planning councils.
The Board of Supervisors and the Superintendent of Schools appoint members of the Child Care and Development Planning Council, establish the terms of appointments, and review and approve needs assessments and local priorities for funding. The Superintendent of Schools has the responsibility as fiscal agent for funds received on behalf of the local planning council.
The Council's major responsibilities are to:
Assembly Bill 1542 encourages diverse representation on Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils while maintaining a balance of different interests. Membership is grouped into the following categories: