Our Work

What we do:

The Childhood Advisory Council of Santa Cruz County is the state-mandated Local Planning Council (LPC) established to:

  • Conduct a local child care needs assessment (insert link)
  • Identify local priorities for child care funding, according to State and federal policy and funding (link)
  • Prepare a county wide comprehensive child care plan to the County Superintendent of Schools (link) and the County Board of Supervisors and the State Department of Education
  • Provide a collaborative forum to address the early care and education and before and after school program needs of families and advice/inform policy makers to meet these needs
  • Facilitate the Temporary Transfer of State Child Care funds (VTTF) between local agencies

When We Meet

Meeting Schedule and Agendas/Minutes

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