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Childcare Resources

Child center teacher singing with kidsAHC Children's Center

The Orfalea Children's Center Lab School, housed in the Family and Consumer Education Center (building I), provides quality care for infants and preschoolers between three months and five years of age. The center serves as the lab school for Early Childhood Studies students who assist the credentialed staff in providing an enriched learning environment designed to foster social, emotional, physical, and cognitive growth for young children.

Community Action Partnership of SLO county

CAPSLO Children and Family Services provides learning and child care programs for those from birth to 5 years old. Services provided:

  • Resource Connection
  • Children Youth and Family Services
  • Head start and early head start
  • Migrant and seasonal head start
  • State Preschool-

Child pouring water into bucketCommunity Action Commission of SB County

CAC services prepares infants, toddlers, and preschoolers for a successful first year of kindergarten. Services provided for low income families whose children range from birth to five years old:

  • Full and part-time schedules for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
  • Nutritious, delicious meals and snacks 
  • Parenting education workshops
  • Services for children with special needs and disabilities

Childrens Resource Network

Their mission statement: "Provide disadvantaged children and at-risk youth in San Luis Obispo County and Santa Barbara County with free clothing, blankets, books, backpacks, school supplies, diapers, toiletries and other items to meet their educational and personal basic need"

  • Teens closet
  • Traveling Children Closet
  • Sorting Facility
  • Emergency Clothing Request