Child Care Referral Agencies / Early Childhood Support Programs

All Counties

First 5 California, California Children & Families Commission. First 5’s mission is to improve the lives of children from conception through kindergarten. Collaborates with & supports local agencies serving families with young children. Some offices offer resource information to families, caregivers & others who work with young children. The First 5 California website includes a parents’ resource & education section: http://www.ccfc.ca.gov/parents (916) 263-1050.

County offices:

Head Start; All counties. National school readiness program. Find a local Head Start center:
http://www.nhsa.org/services (703) 739-0875.

Butte County

Valley Oak Children’s Services; Chico & Oroville. www.valleyoakchildren.org
(530) 895-3572. Chico: 287 Rio Lindo Ave. Oroville: 1720 Daryl Porter Way.

Butte County Office of Education Child Development Programs & Services; Oroville. http://www.bcoe.butte.k12.ca.us/ess/cd/preschool 1870 Bird St. (530) 532-5643.

Shasta County

Early Childhood Services; Redding.
http://www.shastacoe.org (“Departments” menu).
43 Hilltop Dr. (530) 225-2999.

Siskiyou County

Siskiyou Child Care Council; Weed. 170 Boles St. (530) 938-2748.

Tehama County

Early Childhood Services; Red Bluff.
http://www.shastacoe.org (“Departments” menu).
645 Antelope Blvd #34. (530) 529-3131.

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Updated: Jun 26, 2011 @ 1:18 pm