Child Care

There are 37 programs in the Child Care Category.

Asian Pacific Self-Development and Residential Association (APSARA)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Asian Pacific Self-Development and Residential Association (APSARA) is an educational, problem-solving organization that provides leadership for Park Village Apartments and its surrounding residents by collaborating with larger communities to provide a safe and positive environment that promotes economic development and small business. APSARA offers many services which include:Housing and Family Support ServicesTutoring Program (After School Program)Mental Health (Outreach and Education)Communit...

Catalyst Kids
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary; subsidized/private

Catalyst Kids offers before and after school care, summer camps, full day/part day school readiness preschool, and academic support. Cataylst Kids has centers in the following areas: Sacramento Region - Elk Grove, South Sacramento, Natomas, Antelope, Rocklin, Davis, Dixon, Fairfield/Suisun. Bay Area - San Jose, Cupertino, Los Altos, Morgan Hill, Redwood City, Sunnyvale. The following is a list of local sites: Art Freiler Child Development Center: 2421 West Lowell Street, Tracy (209) 835-1869Ge...

Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County (CAPC)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents
Fees: Vary by program

Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County (CAPC) protects children and strengthens families through awareness and outcome driven programs delivered with compassion. CAPC has been in operation since 1978. They are an agency dedicated to preventing child abuse, ensuring safety, education and treatment for abused and at-risk children, and abusive and high-risk parents.Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County (CAPC) is committed to protecting children, strengthening families, ...

City of Lathrop Parks and Recreation Department
Eligibility: Please see website
Fees: Vary by program

City of Lathrop Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Services offers the following services:Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter Kids' CampsTeen center programmingYouth and adult leisure classesYouth and adult sportsSenior classes, exercise, and educational programsSenior Lunch Program, Commodities and Senior Brown Bag ProgramActivity Fee Assistance available

City of Stockton Community Services Department
Eligibility: Youth, teens, and seniors living in Stockton.
Fees: Vary

City of Stockton Community Services Department provides the following:Recreation/activitiesCommunity centersConcerts in the parkDay campsInstruction classesSportsActivities for teensVolunteering opportunitiesLibraries

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Arnold Rue Community Center)
Eligibility: Aged 3 and up
Fees: Vary

Arnold Rue Community Center provides youth and adults with an array of organized activities like indoor soccer, arts and crafts, basketball, dances, an after school program, and a senior program. Many more classes are available for all ages. Please call for more information. Facilities are available for rental.The Center provides: Holiday celebrationsA fitness room with exercise equipmentGuest speakers and other special events throughout the yearHot lunches daily at 11:00 a.m. to seniors. Res...

City of Stockton Community Services Department (Stribley Community Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

Stribley Community Center provides youth with an array of organized activities like indoor soccer, art contests, teen concerts, arts and crafts, basketball, dances and many others. There is also a Teen Advisory Board, a weight room and the After School Express Program.Senior program available for adults ages 50 and over. Programs offered include painting, crafts, bingo and cards. Seniors are provided with hot lunches daily from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for those 60 and older. Cost for lunch i...

Community Action Partnership Of San Luis Obispo in San Joaquin County (Adelita Montessori Migrant Child Development Center)
Eligibility: We serve families who migrated for work or are employed in agricultural workState child development programs provide families who are income eligible with comprehensive child care...
Fees: None

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo in San Joaquin County provides early learning and childcare programs for children, birth to 5-years old, in 63 centers and 160 family child care homes across ten counties in southern and central California. The mission is to provide children and families who are income eligible in their service area with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, and nutritional needs.Staff members offer children and families love, acceptance,...

Council for Quality Education and Care of Children (CQECC)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Council for Quality Education and Care of Children (CQECC) is to develop a comprehensive plan that promotes the development of quality child care in San Joaquin County through community education, collaboration, and advocacy.It is the vision of CQECC to ensure: High quality child care is affordable and accessible to children of all ages.Parents have the information and skills needed to make sound choices and decisions about their child's education and care while they work or attend school.Commun...

Creative Child Care, Inc.
Eligibility: Creative Child Care, Inc. serves infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children.
Fees: Vary

Creative Child Care, Inc. operates childcare and learning centers in Stockton, Manteca, Lathrop, Tracy and Banta. Each center offers low child to adult ratios and an active learning environment enhanced through Learning Centers. Classroom "Learning Centers" include age- and developmentally appropriate activities strategically created to challenge and stimulate growth in each child at his/her particular level. Creative Child Care, Inc. provides year-round before and after school programs and ...

El Concilio California (Preschool)
Eligibility: Low-to-moderate income families as well as migrant families (agricultural).
Fees: Vary; based on California Department of Education family fee scale.

El Concilio Preschool operates seven sites serving children from 12 weeks of age to 5 years. El Concilio serves low-to-moderate income families as well as migrant families within San Joaquin County and Contra Costa County. Each site offers a complete early childhood education program for children. Centers are licensed by the State of California and all instructors are certified in Early Childhood Education. Children from 6 weeks of age to kindergarten entry are served.Sites:224 South Sutter St...

Escalon Children's Services (ECS)
Eligibility: Students in TK through 7th grades attending Escalon Unified School District.
Fees: Vary; subsidized care is available.

Escalon Children’s Services operates year-round. We are a privately owned before and after school program, and operate our business on site at Dent Elementary School for students in TK through 7th grades attending the Escalon Unified School District. The program is also open during school holidays and during the summer.

Family Resource Center
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County
Fees: Sliding scale for subsized child care

Family Resource and Referral Center is a non-profit child care resource and referral organization providing direct services, information, training, and advocacy to enhance child care and family wellbeing in San Joaquin County. Services include:Child care assistanceChild care referrals First 5 ProgramsPreschool ProgramInformation and training for individuals interested in becoming licensed family child care providersWorkshops and trainings on a range of topicsResource Lending LibraryInformation ...

Family Resource Center (Early Head Start Child Care Partnership)
Eligibility: Must meet all eligibility requirements:Have children six weeks to 3-years oldParent must be working or attending school (Full Day Programs)Must meet income guidelines...
Fees: None

Early Head Start Child Care Partnership provides early education and support for children up to the age of three and their families. They focused on areas of education and early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, and parent involvement. Children are cared for by licensed child care providers. Program is offered at 22 sites throughout San Joaquin County.Program is in partnership with Stanislaus County Office of Education.

Family Resource Center (First 5 Programs)
Eligibility: Families with children from birth to 5-years old, residing in San Joaquin County. For Oral Health program, SJ TEETH provides services to children from birth to 20-years old.
Fees: None

First 5 Programs provide early childhood development programs, school readiness, and referrals based on the child's needs. Services include:Developmental screening and appropriate referrals and follow-upHome visitation services for school readiness to familiesTraining/coaching for IMPACT licensed child care providers

Family Resource Center (Home Visitation Initiative)
Eligibility: Families with children from birth to 5-years old. Families must reside within zip codes 95212, 95215, 95220, 95253, 95236, 95237, 95240, 95366, 95632, and 95686.
Fees: None

Home Visitation Initiative provides home visitation services for school readiness to families with children from birth to 5-years old. Includes Parents As Teachers (PAT) curriculum, Raising A Reader family literacy program, child developmental screenings, and health insurance screenings. Services provided by Parent Educators.

Family Resource Center (Joan Richards Learning Village (JRLV))
Eligibility: Children 3-years old before September 1st
Fees: Vary

Joan Richards Learning Village (JRLV) offers a full-day and part-day state preschool child care center.

Family Resource Center (Parent Voices)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Parent Voices is a parent-led advocate program working to make child care affordable and accessible to all families. San Joaquin County is one of many chapters in California.

Family Resource Center (Resource and Referral Programs)
Eligibility: Residents of San Joaquin County
Fees: None

Family Resource and Referral Center Resource and Referral Programs provide free workshops and trainings, library books/videos, activity curriculum kits, community resources, and various other services to parents and providers. They also provide child care referrals to licensed child care providers for parents throughout San Joaquin County.

Family Resource Center (Subsidized Child Care Program)
Eligibility: Based on income and need for child care for children up to 13 years of age
Fees: Sliding fee

Subsized Child Care program provides child care subsidies to low-income families with partial or full payment towards child care while parents are attending school, training programs, or working.

Franchise Tax Board (FTB) (Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC))
Eligibility: The Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) provides a credit up $1,083 per tax return for Californians who qualify for CalEITC and have a child under 6 years old. New For tax year 2022 forward, you may qualify...

The Young Child Tax Credit (YCTC) provides a credit up $1,083 per tax return for Californians who qualify for CalEITC and have a child under 6 years old. New For tax year 2022 forward, you may qualify for YCTC with total earned income of zero dollars or less provided you qualify.

Lincoln Unified School District (Early Childhood Education)
Eligibility: After School programs: students attending Brookside, Colonial Heights Elementary, Claudia Landeen, Don Riggio, Lincoln Elementary, Mable Barron Elementary, Tully C. Knoles Elementary, John Mc Candless...

Lincoln Unified School District offers a number of programs:After School programs provide care for students TK - 6th after school. The program has three main points: academics, enrichment, and recreation. A snack is provided daily. After School sites are as follows:Brookside School, 2962 Brookside Road, Stockton, CA 95219 (209) 478-3952Claudia Landeen Elementary, 4128 Feather River Drive, Stockton, (209) 323-0951. Serves grades K-6Colonial Heights Elementary, 8135 Balboa Avenue, Stockton (209) 9...

Lodi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (After School Programs and Camps)
Eligibility: For the full-time After School Program (FT ASP), a five-day commitment is required. For the part-time After School Program, one to three days per week is required.
Fees: Full-time After School Program - None; Part-time After School Program - Vary

City of Lodi Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of sports, recreation and activities. Each department publishes a calendar of events and offers a summer program.Teen activities include flag football, basketball, late night basketball, summer swim league, Lodi Babe Ruth baseball/softball, youth tackle football and cheer, youth competitive soccer and American Legion baseball. They utilize youth volunteer time, hire teens as game officials and hire teenagers for other recreation...

Lodi Unified School District (School Readiness and Preschool)
Eligibility: Family must reside in identified Lodi Unified School District attendance areas. California State Preschool Programs (CSSP) and Head Start eligibility is based on income and family size.
Fees: None

The State Preschool Program is offered three hours a day. The Head Start Program offers the option of a three-and-one-half-hour day or a six-hour day. These district operated preschools are offered five days a week and follow the Modified Traditional school calendar. There is a strong focus on family and parental involvement. There is also a home visiting component in both programs. Preschool is offered on 14 Lodi Unified School District school campuses. All classrooms are licensed by the Dep...

Manteca Recreation and Community Services
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary

Manteca Recreation and Community Services Department offers a wide variety of sports, recreation activities, and before and after school programs. For teens, there is a Youth Advisory Commission, Teen Summit, dances, volunteer opportunities, enrichment activities and other teen projects. Each department publishes a calendar of events and offers a summer program. Information on events and programs is available upon request or by accessing the website. Sport schedules and results are also avai...

Manteca Unified School District (Early Childhood Education/School Readiness)
Eligibility: Serving children ages 0 to 5 years, residing within the Manteca Unified School District attendance areas (Manteca, Lathrop, French Camp and Weston Ranch).
Fees: None

Early Childhood Education/School Readiness Program offers preschool, parent and provider education.The following programs are offered:Preschool programs provided by Creative Child Care Inc., Kids Academy and Child Abuse Prevention CouncilKindergarten bridge programsA Raising a Reader family literacy programParent workshops

Manteca Unified School District (School Readiness)
Eligibility: Please call for more information.
Fees: None

A collaborative effort among Manteca Unified School District, Creative Child Care, Inc., Kids Academy, and Creative Growth Preschool provides preschool programs at various sites in the Manteca, Lathrop, French Camp and Weston Ranch areas. Preschool participants will also be provided with parent workshops and the “Raising a Reader” family literacy program. In addition, families from the Sequoia, Lincoln, Great Valley, Komure and Lathrop schools will be eligible to participate in literacy-focused ...

Safety Council
Eligibility: Safety Council community courses are open to the public. Courses require the ability to read, write and understand spoken English in order to understand course content, instructor directions while on ...
Fees: Vary by class.

Safety Council offers the following training programs:Mature Driver Safety (Online) for senior driver insurance discountsDUI ProgramsForklift Operational Training provides the training card required by many employers to apply for warehouse and other job positions. The training meets OSHA requirements for basic training on a sit-down forklift and includes two hours of classroom training/two hours of hands-on training on a forkliftCPR/AED including adult, infant, and child CPR/AED - speci...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Boggs Tract Community Center)
Eligibility: Boggs Tract Community Center serves qualifying individuals living in the 95201, 95202, 95203, 95204, 95207, 95209, 95211, 95219 and 95234 zip codes.
Fees: None

Boggs Tract Community Center is committed to providing community members with information and access to a variety of agencies that provide services in the areas of human services, employment, health, nutrition, housing assistance and education services.Boggs Tract Community Center offers a wide range of services. Please see below:Food and Nutrition Services:Government Commodity Program: Food is distributed on the third Thursday of the month.Emergency Food Program & Donated Food: Emergency fo...

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (Lodi Community Service Center)
Eligibility: Clients must reside in specific zip code areas. Please call for more information.
Fees: None

Lodi Community Service Center provides families with emergency food on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., serving up 30 families. To qualify, families must be low-income residents living in San Joaquin County (Lodi, Galt, Thornton, Clements, Victor and Woodbridge). For emergency food, clients must bring the following documentation: photo identification and proof of address, such as a PG&E, telephone bill or rent receipt. Identification is needed for each family member. They a...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (Head Start San Joaquin)
Eligibility: Need-based services for children and pregnant mothers from birth to age 5.
Fees: None

SJCOE Head Start program, since its launch in 1965, has been supporting low-income children and families with a comprehensive array of services designed to prepare children for school. Over that time, the program has served more than 30 million children, including children and families of San Joaquin County.The comprehensive services provided through Head Start and Early Head Start services include:Education Health, development and behavior screening Social and emotional health Nutrition Family ...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (one.Choice)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

SJCOE one.Choice program is one of approximately thirty four school sites offered through the SJCOE Alternative Education Program. This particular site has a population consisting of pregnant, parenting teens and non-pregnant teens. In addition to offering academic instruction that will lead to a high school diploma, one.Choice focuses on child development and parent education. Child care is available to all children of the teen parents and is funded through Head Start. The students spend a ...

San Joaquin Delta College (Child Development Center)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: Please see below.

San Joaquin Delta College Child Development Center is open for in-person services! They have openings in their Full Day State Preschool Program. They provide services to families who reside in California. For more information contact Joaquin Delta College Child Development Center is licensed for 144 children ages 18 months to 5 years of age. The Center provides quality early childhood education and childcare services. The center also serves as an optimal lear...

Stockton Unified School District (Early Childhood Education/School Readiness Department)
Eligibility: Families must meet income eligibility requirements.
Fees: None

Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) Early Childhood Education/School Readiness Department operates 53 state funded preschool classes and 41 Head Start classes. Stockton Unified uses Frog Street curriculum and offers a program where children can develop intellectually, socially, physically and emotionally in a nurturing setting. The Raising a Reader Take Home Book program is offered in many classes. Stockton Unified offers many services to children and families enrolled in the preschool prog...

Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library (Training Wheels)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County resident.
Fees: None

Training Wheels is an early literacy vehicle that travels to preschools and daycare centers throughout San Joaquin County. Each visit includes a special storytime where children ages 0-5 and their teachers and caregivers enjoy stories, songs and poetry. This program is funded largely by a California Library Literacy Services grant. Please call to schedule a Training Wheels visit to your preschool or daycare.

Winning Village, Inc.
Eligibility: Low income families.
Fees: Sliding scale. Family Resource and Referral Center is accepted for children ages 2 to 12 years.

Child care for children 2 to 13 years oldTutoringMentoringCollege bound workshopsPlease call to schedule an appointment for additional details and eligibility.

YMCA of San Joaquin County (After School & Licensed exempt Child Care Program)
Eligibility: Students in TK-6 grades attending: Julia MorganManlio SilvaPodesta RanchElk HornLockeford
Fees: Vary

YMCA of San Joaquin County operates a before and after school program at the following sites: Julia Morgan Elementary, 3777 A.G. Spanos Boulevard, StocktonManlio Silva Elementary, 6250 Scotts Creek Drive, Stockton Podesta Ranch Elementary, 9950 Windmill Park Drive, StocktonElk Horn Elementary, 10505 North Davis Road, StocktonLockeford Elementary, 19456 N Tully Road, Lockeford