Provider Resources

New and Important:

  • Title 24 State Fire Marshall Codes for Large FCC 2021 Guidance LINK
  • 9/22 Governor's Fact Sheet for FCC: Reminding Cities, Counties, Fire Departments and Landlords of Their Limitations LINK website is FINALLY live to the public! FREE website for parents to find child care and be connected to the local R&R, no matter where you live in the state; while child care providers can update their profile with price and availability information in almost real time. The website is available in English, Spanish, Traditional Chinese and Vietnamese!

Family Child Care Journeys

A five-part video series created by the professionals at CCRC. Thanks to a generous grant from the Stein Family Fund at the California Community Foundation, these high quality videos feature a mix of animation and live action to make this learning experience entertaining. In order reach a wider audience, one of the videos is in Spanish.


FCC Income Taxes:

  • Special Rules for FCC for home improvements and repairs:
  • The Safe Harbor for Small Taxpayers, allows family child care providers to deduct some home improvements in one year if the expenses meet certain qualifications:
  • The Bonus Depreciation Rule does not apply to home improvements. It may apply to land improvements under certain circumstances.


Draft Safe Sleep Log


California's Child Care System:


FCC Organizations:


Subsidized Child Care:


Laws and Regulations:



Child Care Licensing Website

Mandated Reporter Training on-line

Mandated Reporter Training Exemption Flyer in English

Mandated Reporter Training Exemption Flyer in Spanish

Mandated Reporter Training Exemption Flyer in Chinese

Licensing has videos for FCC about licensing requirements:


About QRIS:

QRIS - California’s Quality Rating and Improvement System

Los Angeles County QRIS:  Quality Start LA

San Bernardino County QRIS: Quality Start SBC

Contra Costa QRIS video:


Business Practices:

Information for Employers in Spanish (Comply to Avoid Penalties and Fines) Offered by the California Employment Development Division


Training/Education/Professional Growth Opportunities:

Don't have a CA ECE Workforce Registry Profile? Setting one up is free and easy! Watch this video to learn how.  The Registry site also lists training opportunities by city.

CFCCN Leaders Qualify for Professional Growth Hours

Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC) program year applications for professional development are now available on CDTC offers support, reimbursements, stipends, technical assistance, online courses, etc. It is funded by the California Department of Education. 

All About Young Children: Information for Families on Children's Early Development  Offers information in many languages and created by the California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education and Support Division (EESD).

Here is a video link to NAFCC downloads.

Storyblocks is a project of Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, working in partnership with Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Services. It is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and library staff some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood.

The 2018 Imagine Magazine, a resource for early childhood music therapy, is devoted entirely to play and is available for free in interactive viewing mode.

Sesame Street offers a FREE tool for families that includes a narrated slide show and downloadable Routine Cards to help children learn the different steps involved in everyday activities such as teeth-brushing, going the dentist, getting a haircut, and many more activities.

This link has some wonderful ideas for using visual supports for infants and toddlers: