The deadline for distribution of AB 179 Winter Stipends ($1,442 per child) has been extended!

The deadline for child care providers to complete the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) survey has been extended to August 15, 2023. The deadline for distribution of AB 179 Winter Stipends ($1,442 per child) has been extended, too!

ARPA Survey

Complete the ARPA survey before the new and extended August 15, 2023 deadline.

Access the survey by clicking on a link below in the language of your choice: 

  • English ARPA Survey Here
  • Spanish ARPA Survey Here
  • Chinese ARPA Survey Here
  • Russian ARPA Survey Here
  • Somali ARPA Survey Here
  • Arabic ARPA Survey Here

For more information about the ARPA survey, please visit the ARPA survey webpage.

AB 179 Stipends ($1,442 per-child)

The deadline for contractors to distribute AB 179 $1,442 per-child stipends to eligible providers has been extended from June 30, 2023, to September 30, 2023.  Remember, contractors must make every effort to distribute stipends to providers within 45 days of confirming that the provider has completed the ARPA survey.  Providers now have until August 15, 2023 to complete the ARPA Survey and get the $1,442 per-child stipend.

For more information about the AB 179 stipends, visit the Stipend webpage.

Need Assistance?

If you have questions or need help completing this survey, contact the Child Care Policy and Development Bureau at (916) 657-2144 or You MUST COMPLETE the ARPA survey by August 15, 2023!

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