It’s getting hot! That means more time for summer activities like water games, pools, and outdoor play. Providers are on the frontlines of care for vulnerable little ones in adverse weather and we want to ensure they stay safe all summer long. Here are some tips for summer care to use at your family childcare.
Everything we’ve done this year has obligated the state to recognize the value of early childhood education and helped us expand the number of funds available for the important care we offer to working families. We won’t stop until every family in California has access to quality, affordable child care! Here are some of the highlights from the budget.
What are the new requirements for immunizations? What can you do to prepare and ensure you are in compliance? Learn more about these important changes.
SEIU Local 99 has planned a fun-filled day with food, activities for all ages, a live DJ, and contests. Join your friends, brothers, and sisters of Local 99 for a great time! Please note that we've reached the capacity for registration for this year's picnic.
In April, CCRC introduced a new attendance form so we asked to sit down and have a conversation so providers can ask questions. Together, we helped clarified our doubts and ensure we will get our payments on time. Tips for the new form are inside!
Child care providers , including dozens of members of SEIU Local 99, were joined by mothers, grandmothers, and community partners as they rallied in Sacramento and spoke directly with legislators on May 1st - May Day - for the right to negotiate with the state and to use their voice to make changes to California’s early childhood education system.
California’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education Supports Collective Bargaining for Child Care Providers
On March 11, California's Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education delivered their draft recommendations. n these recommendations, under the Workforce section, was a strong support for collective bargaining for child care providers! This happened because of all the valiant stories providers from SEIU Local 99, SEIU Local 521, and UDW-AFSCME told across the state.
Providers came together in San Bernardino to learn about important changes for 2018 taxes. Our annual tax preparation workshop brought valuable insights for family child care providers to get the most out of their annual income taxes. Don’t forget to file your taxes before the deadline - April 15. Here are some valuable tips from our workshop.
Attorney Janice C Mendel has defended providers for almost twenty years in the family child care business. Read her tips to stay in compliance and prepare for what Licensing will focus on during their visits in 2019.
California’s Department of Social Services - Community Care Licensing has proposed new Safe Sleep Regulations for child care facilities in California. The regulations are proposed to reduce the risk of unsafe sleeping environments. These regulations will support preventive measures to lower the risk of SIDS. Here is a summary of the proposed regulations.