Need help finding child care?

We're here to connect families and child care providers in Santa Cruz County.

Steps to Finding Quality Child Care:


Understand Your Options


Visit and Ask Questions


Take a Closer Look


Choose a Program

What We Do

Finding the right care for your child is one of the most important decisions your family can make. The Child Development Resource Center is your one-stop source for Santa Cruz County families seeking child care. Our Child Care Referral Specialists can answer your questions — by phone or in-person — and connect you with licensed child care centers and licensed family child care homes to meet your family’s needs.

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