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Provider Support

4Cs of Alameda County recognizes that child care providers are the backbone of our community and critical in the well-being and early education of our community’s young children. 4Cs provide support for licensed and license-exempt child care providers.

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Referral Services

4Cs free Resource and Referral service for families lists licensed family child care homes and child care centers in Castro Valley, Fremont, Hayward, Newark, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Union City. We provide information about these child care options to the thousands of families who call us each year.

Referral Services
Forms for Providers

We’ve provided a wide variety of child care assistance forms for child care providers serving families in our payment assistance programs, including Subsidized Child Care Program Guide, Provider License Packet(s),  Exempt Relative Packet(s) and Trustline Packet forms.

Forms for Providers
Provider Tip Sheets

View our Tip Sheets to access useful information for providers about Children Advocacy, Caring for Infants and Toddlers, Creating a Diverse Community and much more.

Provider Tip Sheets

Child Care Start-up and Support Program

Thinking about getting a Family Child Care license? 4Cs is here to help you!

If you are a current or new family child care provider who wants to start a family child care business, improve business practices, expand from a small to a large family child care business, or learn more about providing quality care that supports children’s early development and leaning, we can help you.

If you care about children and want to join the early childhood profession, we can help you become a licensed family child care provider.

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Workshops & Trainings

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