Local Child Care Related Resources

 

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, and craft, nature, and reading projects.

Program Facilitates partnerships and fund strategies that strengthen families and support them in raising healthy children ages 0-5 years old.

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.

They also provide referrals to many community services such as children’s services, education, health, housing, legal assistance, and nutrition.

Amador County Office of Education offers  State Preschool spaces at four Preschool sites.

Colleges, Universities and Training Institutions

(209) 217-8239

Amador College Connect is a local resource center that assists people who want to take college classes through distance education.
Mentoring
Tutoring
Computer Lab
Scholarship Information
Student Resources

(916) 484-8011

Certificate with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Associate Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education

(916) 278-6011

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

(209) 667-3122
Stockton Center – (209) 954-5777

Bachelor of Arts in Child Development
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

(209) 572-6080

The Child Development Training Consortium provides financial support for college students pursuing course work in child development at two and four year colleges and for professional development opportunities for individuals already in the field.

(209) 588-5100

Certificate with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Associate Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Provides some ECE classes in Angels Camp

(916) 688-7226

Certificate with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Associate Degree with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Provides some ECE classes in Jackson.

(209) 575 -6498

(209) 954-5516

Certificate in Family Child Care (in Development)
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
Mentor Teacher Program
Mentor Director Program
Some courses provided on-line
Provides some ECE classes in San Andreas.

Publications & Resources

We’ve scoured the web for other resources that may help you in understanding the magnitude of our cause that affects thousands each year.

 Publications

Special Needs Child Guide for Parents and Child Care Providers – Updated June 2019

 

Children’s Organizations

The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.

The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for 40 years to ensure a level playing field for all children.

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