Do I have a say in which child care program my ex chooses to send our child to?


My four-year-old son is enrolled in a family child care center. Under a custody court order, my ex-wife and I used to split the cost. Now my ex-wife wants to move him to a more expensive child care center, …

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Domestic Workers Wage Rights Fact Sheet

Who is a domestic worker?

Do domestic workers have the right to minimum wage?

Do domestic workers have the right to meal breaks?

Read more about California Domestic Workers’ Wage & Hour Rights here. 


The California Domestic Workers Coalition

Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware of America is a membership organization that includes more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies nationwide. It leads projects to increase the quality and availability of child care, undertakes research, and advocates …

Parent Voices

Parent Voices is a parent-led grassroots organization fighting to make quality child care affordable and accessible to all families. Parent Voices has a growing number of chapter organizations of parents across California.…

California Department of Education Management Bulletin 13-04 (Parent Appeals)

The purpose of Management Bulletin (MB) 13-04 (Parent Appeals) is to provide clarification on the process that child development contractors should use to conduct their parent appeal process as required in regulations.

MB 13-04 confirms a variety of due process …

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible

Government Code Section 11135

Recipients of state money must comply with the requirements of California Government Code 11135 (“section 11135”), which makes it illegal for any program or activity that receives any financial assistance from the state to discriminate against any person on the …

California Child Development Services Immigration Status Non-Discrimination Provision

“The determination of eligibility for child care and development services shall be without regard to the immigration status of the child or the child’s parent(s), unless the child or the child’s parent(s) are under a final order of deportation from …

Family Resource Centers Network of California

Early Start Family Resource Centers (ESFRC) provide parent to parent support, outreach, information and referral services to families of children with disabilities and the professionals who serve them. All ESFRCS serve families of children birth to three and many have …

Child Care Resource and Referral Agency

Child care resource and referral agencies offer referrals and information for parents and child care providers in your local community in California.

The California Child Care Resource & Referral Network compiles data about the state and each of the 58 …