Local Child Care Related Resources
• Amador County Office of Education Child Development Programs
The Amador County Office of Education Extended Day Program is a child care program located at elementary schools in Amador County. Funding comes from parent fees and a subsidy program for low and middle-income families. After school activities include homework help and enrichment projects. The summer program is all day recreation-based, providing weekly field trips, swimming opportunities, crafts, nature, and reading projects.
• First 5 Amador
Program Facilitates partnerships and fund strategies that strengthen families and support them in raising healthy children ages 0-5 years old.
• The Resource Connection – Child Care Resource & Referral
The Resource Connection gives referrals to local licensed child care homes, preschools and centers. Assists in the licensing process, and provides child care resources for parents and providers.
Also referrals to many community services such as children’s services, education, health, housing, legal assistance, and nutrition.
• The Resource Connection – Early Head Start and Head Start Preschool
Head Start/Early Head Start provides comprehensive early education programs for children from birth to age 5 in Amador County. The program focuses on the ‘whole child’ and engages children and their families striving to create partnerships with parents to provide services that best meet their needs.
• Amador County Unified School District Growing Together Preschool
Amador County Office of Education offers State Preschool spaces at four Preschool sites.