Californians need safe and reliable childcare during the pandemic.

On this page:

Find childcare

Childcare facilities can be open with modifications during the Stay Home Order. provides an interactive map of qualified licensed childcare providers. It’s available in English and Spanish.

You can search and filter by:

  • Location
  • Type of care
  • Number of children
  • Capacity

To learn more about a childcare provider:

  1. Select the provider from the search results.
  2. Select Health & Safety.
  3. Select the facility/license number.
  4. You’ll be taken to the Facilities Detail page. This includes info about inspections, citations, and complaints. is updated twice a week. Vacancies may be filled between updates.

The California Child Care Resource & Referral Network can help you:

  • Find providers with vacancies
  • Understand childcare options
  • Access childcare subsidies

Add a licensed childcare service to the provider list 

If you are a licensed childcare provider, your work is essential. Contact the regional Community Care Licensing Division Child Care Office to get added to the list. 

More resources

Call 1-800-KIDS-793 for general childcare questions (available in English or Spanish).

The California Department of Social Services and the California Department of Education offer COVID-19 resources for providers.

Questions and answers