Besides Bakersfield, Community Connection for Child Care serves the cities of Delano, Shafter, Lake Isabella and Mojave in a variety of ways, including helping families find childcare providers. It acts as the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency for Kern County in California.Continue Reading
CCCC is a child development and family service agency that serves as a resource for information, support and referrals to children, families, childcare providers and development specialists. In addition to its childcare referrals service, it tracks information about childcare providers such as licensing status, languages spoken, schedules offered and available spaces. It provides training to help providers stay in business and to improve the quality of the care they offer. It uses its database of information to help communities and community leaders ensure that the appropriate level of quality childcare is available.
CCCC also disseminates information about the federal Child Care Food Program, a nutritious food reimbursement program for childcare providers; offers a childcare job bank; has a lending library of toys, books and videos; and offers the use of a copy machine and a die-cut machine. It offers a variety of classes and workshops for childcare professionals, parents and community members that are free or low-cost and helps eligible families apply for childcare assistance.Learn more about Child Care