Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (R&Rs)

Each county has at least one R&R. R&Rs serve existing and emerging child care providers, and in places where Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have trained child care providers, R&Rs have been critical partners for success. To find your local R&R please visit the site here!

Some of the services your local R&R may provide include:

  • County-specific information about the current supply of licensed child care
  • Local demographic information
  • Data on local market rates for licensed child care services and staff wages
  • Dates for upcoming licensing orientation meetings
  • Connecting parents to child care businesses
  • Trainings for existing or emerging child care providers

About the org:

The Building Child Care project was funded from 2000 to 2010 by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division, and was a collaboration of four organizations, who developed many of the resources:

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