Publications

Voucher Utilization by Setting 2010-2016

Check out our charts that show the change in the total number of vouchers used in each child care setting and the percentage of vouchers going to each setting.

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State Subsidized Child Care Payment Types

Learn about the two main categories of rate reimbursements for child care, Standard Reimbursement Rate (SRR) and Regional Market Rates (RMRs), and how their changes could affect the entire child care system.

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Trustline Registry

TrustLine is the California registry of in-home and license-exempt child care providers (babysitters and nannies) who have passed a background screening.

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Maps of the Change in Number of Children and Family Child Care Homes

Check out our maps of the percentage change in the number of family child care homes and the number of children under 5 since 2008.

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Subsidized Child Care in California

California’s subsidized child care system reflects a strong state and federal investment in direct services to serve low-income children in California. These services are provided through a mix of state-contracted and voucher-based programs.

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Improving Access to Quality Child Care

The CCIP builds home-based licensed capacity and improves the quality of care through trainings, assistances, and recruitment.

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Family Child Care: A Closer Look

We surveyed current and former Family Child Care Home (FCCH) providers in the counties with the steepest decline in FCCHs since the Great Recession to understand challenges they face to sustain their business.

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Licensed Child Care Supply

In California more than 10,800 center-based programs and 27,500 family child care homes are licensed to serve over 1 million children ages birth to 12 years. However, this supply only meets the need of 1 in 4 children with working parents.

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License-Exempt Child Care

License-exempt child care (also referred to as informal child care or family friend and neighbor care) refers to child care providers who can operate legally without a license.

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Licensed Child Care Costs

Many families struggle to afford child care, which makes the availability of subsidies vital for many working parents to maintain employment while providing a quality early care environment for their children.

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