In every county of California there is a state-funded child care resource and referral (R&R) program that provides free information on choosing child care, referrals to child care centers and family child care homes, and information on help paying for child care. To find the R&R that serves your community, call 1.800.KIDS.793. For printable directory click here.
On this toll-free number, information specialists provide general child care information and refer parents to local, states-funded child care resource and referral programs. Callers have an option of entering their five-digit zip code and getting automated information or speaking with an information specialist. Information is provided in English and Spanish.