Home Page Home About Us Contact Us
 

Early Childhood Education/Child Care/Pre School


Video Clips of Early Child Development


For Children under the Supervision of DCFS, there are Child Care and Pre School openings throughout Los Angeles County for a wide variety and type of  programs.  Children with an open DCFS case have priority enrollment and in most cases, are eligible to receive childcare or preschool for free.  Contact any of the resources below to enroll in a child care or preschool program!!!

Preschool and Child Care Resources

Headstart PreSchool (including additional family services)
877-PRE-K-KID or 1-877-773-5543
http://www.prekkid.org/   

Los Angeles Universal Preschool
866-581-LAUP or 866-581-5287
http://www.laup.net/    

Your local Resource and Referral Agency (for a wide variety of support services including Child Care and Preschool)
888-92-CHILD or 1-888-922-4453
http://www.ccala.net/

Los Angeles Unified School District - Early Care and Education Division (for areas serviced by LAUSD)
213-241-8172 or 213-241-8241
http://home.lausd.net/     

DCFS Child Care Section
562-345-6628
DCFS ChildCare Section Roster - by Office

For Young Children with Developmental Delays or Learning Disabilities

Regional Center Services
http://www.dds.ca.gov/RC/RCZIPLookup.cfm

The Help Group Therapeutic Preschools (West LA and San Fernando Valley)
877-994-3588 
http://www.thehelpgroup.org/therapeutic-residential-schools-programs/

St. Johns Therapeutic Preschool (Santa Monica)
310.829.8921
http://california.providence.org/saint-johns/services/child-and-family-development-center/services-and-programs/therapeutic-preschool/

Additional Resources

HealthyCity.org (resources for a variety of individual and family needs)
http://www.healthycity.org 

ILP Online - The Independent Living Program
http://ilponline.org 

Los Angeles County 211 (dial 211 from any phone to search for services in your community)

Developmental Milestones Guidelines

Developmental Milestones Guide
Developmental Milestones Guide (Spanish)
Some documents on this site may require Adobe Reader for viewing. To download, click on link below.
Get Adobe Reader