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Child & Family Services

General Child Care

 

 


In addition to those listed above, the programs listed below are operated by the Child & Family Services Division of the Stanislaus County Office of Education.  Funding for the programs listed below are received through the Child Development Division of the California Department of Education.  Information on the programs listed below can be received by calling (209) 238-6300.

State Based Migrant Programs

These programs serve over 600 migrant children in Merced and Stanislaus Counties.  Services are available to families involved in agriculturally related work.  Children served range in age from infant through school age.  Eligibility is based on need and income.  Parents may pay a fee based on income.

State Preschool

This state-funded program provides child development services to children from three years to school age.  Services are available for approximately 40 children in the Turlock area.  Eligibility is based on need and income.

Alternative Payment Programs

The Federal Block Grant/Alternative Payment (FBG/AP) and State Alternative Payment (AP) programs serve eligible families receiving child care in Stanislaus County.  These state funded programs provide services and subsidies for children birth to 13 years of age who need care.  Children incapable of caring for themselves may be served to age 18 in the FBG/AP program and age 21 in the AP program.  Parents/Guardians have the right to choose child care that is most appropriate to their needs, as long as the child care provider works within the regulations of the programs.  Eligibility for the programs is determined by need, family size and income. 

When vacancies occur, applicants will be contacted in order of priority from the StanWait list.  To apply call (209) 238-6400 or log onto www.childcarestanislaus.com/kwclientaccess/ to enter yourself on the list.

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General Child Care

This state-funded program provides child development services to children from two years to school age.  Services are in Turlock and Merced.  Eligibility is based on need and income.  Parents may pay a fee based on income.

Child Care Resource & Referral