Publications

CalWORKs Child Care

California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids Act (CalWORKs), known federally as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), has a three stage child care system.

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TrustLine Overview for 2017-18 Fiscal Year

TrustLine is the California registry of in-home and license-exempt child care providers (babysitters and nannies) who have passed a background screening. There were 17,510 TrustLine applications submitted in the 2017-18 fiscal year. Eight percent of the applications were closed due to criminal or child abuse histories.

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Decline of Licensed Family Child Care Supply 2008-2017

California's licensed family child care home (FCCH) supply has been on a steady decline since 2008. FCCHs are important because they are more likely to offer flexible hours of care and are more affordable than center-based care, assisting working families struggling to make ends meet.

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2019 Policy Agenda

Check out our policy agenda for 2019 to see our top advocacy priorities.

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Expanding the Child Care Initiative Project (2018)

The decline in licensed family child care homes in California (and subsequent lack of infant/toddler care) cannot be ignored when they play such a pivotal role for working families. Given that CCIP is the foundation of caregiver support in California, expanding it is the clearest way to help remedy this problem.

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Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Evaluation

With funding from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the California Child Care Resource & Referral Network (the Network), in partnership with Engage R+D, assessed the impact of a California pilot of the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn model.

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2017 Child Care Portfolio

The 2017 California Child Care Portfolio, the 11th edition of a biennial report, presents a unique portrait of child care supply, demand, and cost statewide and county by county, as well as data regarding employment, poverty, and family budgets.

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How a Bill Becomes a Law

This infographic shows a month-by-month overview of how a bill becomes a law in the California state legislature.

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2015 Child Care Portfolio

The 2015 California Child Care Portfolio, the 10th edition of a biennial report, presents a unique portrait of child care supply, demand, and cost statewide and county by county, as well as data regarding employment, poverty, and family budgets.

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2013 Child Care Portfolio

The 2013 California Child Care Portfolio, the 9th edition of a biennial report, presents a unique portrait of child care supply, demand, and cost statewide and county by county, as well as data regarding employment, poverty, and family budgets.

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