California Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP)

CDRC offers the Child Care Initiative Project through a grant funded by the California Department of Education. CCIP is designed to increase the supply and improve the quality of infant/toddler care in Santa Cruz County.

Funded by the California Department of Social Services Child Care and Development Division.

CCIP Offers Participants:

On-going support to become licensed & pre-licensing home visits

Advice on setting up a family child care business

Technical assistance and one-on-one consultation

Incentives for completing hours of training and reaching program goals

Free training on such topics as: operating a child care business, child development, or Trauma Informed Care.


Support to new, as well as existing family child care providers and their assistants