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Child Development Resource Center

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General Agency Information
Name: Child Development Resource Center
Alternate Name(s): CDRC
Address: 400 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz,  CA  95062
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-466-5820
Secondary Phone: 831-724-2997  Ext: 210
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8-4
Description: The CDRC enriches the overall health and vitality of our community by sharing expertise and resources with a child's first teachers - families and the providers who care for and educate children outside the home. CDRC is one of the major sources of information regarding supply, demand and cost of early care and education in Santa Cruz County. This current data helps shape and improve quality child care services.

For Families, we provide:
-A list of child care options based on the needs of the family
-Information on child care regulations, licensing standards, the cost of child care and resources for family support
-Information on selecting quality child care, understanding healthy child development and effective parenting strategies
-Advocacy to state and national policymakers and legislators to urge support for children's issues

For Providers, we offer:
-A listing in our child care referral database
-Ongoing professional training and development opportunities
-Assistance and resources for business, child care and regulatory needs and incentives
-Quarterly data reports
-Advocacy to state policymakers and legislators to support and enhance the child care and education profession

For Communities, we provide:
-Child care supply and demand data and statistics
-Support and advocacy to citizens, professionals and organizations to promote and enhance the quality of care and education of young children
Mission: Serving those who care for and educate young children.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: Public Service
Fees: Varies
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: County Government
State Government
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Advocacy
Child Care
Child Care Instruction
Child Care Provider Training
Child Care Resource and Referral
Early Childhood Education
Government Agencies
Information and Referral
Job Finding Assistance
Parenting Education
Parenting Skills Classes
Speakers/Speakers Bureaus
Special Library Collections
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on December 23, 2021.