Child Care Related Websites

The California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, is not responsible for the accuracy or content of any information contained within linked web sites. These links are provided for your convenience only. Inclusion of these links does not constitute an endorsement of the web sites. Any comments regarding the content or accuracy of any of these linked web sites should be addressed to the respective Webmasters/Administrators.

General Child Care Information

Licensing Laws and Regulations

Licensing Forms

Translated Forms and Publications

Evaluator Manual

Search for a Facility

California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Child Care Aware

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

National Child Care Information Center

Health and Safety and Injury Prevention

Safe Kids USA

Kids Plates

National Program for Playground Safety

Megan's Law- Search for Local Sex Offenders

California Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program

California Child Care Health Program (CCHP)

School Integrated Pest Management Program

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lead Program

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Resource Center for Health and Safety In Child Care and Early Education

Environmental Health Issues Impacting Children: Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)

Fitness and Nutrition Links

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Project SPARK (Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids)

Dairy Council of California-Nutrition Education for Healthy diets

California Project Lean

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department of Agriculture, Team Nutrition

Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Information Center


National Child Care Association

California Association for the Education of Young Children

Family Child Care At It's Best--UC Davis Extension

Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA)

Association of Christian Schools International

Funding, Grants, Public Assistance

California Department of Education (CDE)

CalWORKS Welfare to Work Program

Employment Development Department

National Head Start Association

California Department of Community Services and Development

California Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC)

Building Child Care in California

Legal Assistance and Information

Child Care Law Center

Public Counsel Law Center