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Find out more about the CENTRALIZED ELIGIBILITY LIST (CEL) and other childcare subsidies

INFORMATION AND FORMS for parents and providers enrolled in the program

Are you looking for licensed child care in Marin? Perform a CHILD CARE SEARCH.

Get important tips for CHOOSING QUALITY CHILD CARE

Spring Newsletter

Please check out our new released Spring Newsletter issue, featuring updates and news.

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Parent Voices



Be part of a movement to display our powerful, collective commitment to our children through advocacy, testimony, and celebration.

WHO: Parents, children, and child care supporters.

WHAT: Spirited March, Rally, and Legislative Visits

WHEN: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

10:00am - 2:00pm


State Capitol North Steps (L Street Side)

If you're interested please contact:

Eleazar Martinez at 415.491.5782 or eleazar@mc3.org

Check out the flyer: SAVE THE DATE







Learn more about legislation procedures

Attention Providers

If you have taken (and successfully completed) an EMSA approved  Pediatric CPR & First Aid Course and/or the California Preventative Health and Safety Course  after 7/1/13, you are eligible to apply for a partial reimbursement for the  cost of the course ($50 each).

Reimbursements are available  on a first come, first served basis, funding is limited. 

Please click here to get an Application form: Reimbursement Form


CPR/ First Aid and Health & Safety Classes

At this time , we are not offering any CPR/ First Aid and Health and Safety classes, but here are some other options:

Training Opportunities

NEW: California’s Early Care and Education Professional Development Training Portal

Click here for our

Workshop Schedule March through June 2014


Safe Sleep Campaign

The Marin Child Care Council in conjunction with First 5 Marin is launching the Safe Sleep Campaign with the goal to create a new energy around Safe Sleep in our programs and community.

This FREE support is available to any Family Child Care Provider or Center in the County of Marin that cares for infants!


  • A site visit with lots of great resources.
  • New equipment for your infants sleep environment if needed.
  • Training and support on what is Safe Sleep, how to create polices and work with parents.
  • Lots of great give aways and incentives for participating.
  • Group training on Safe Sleep (three a year)

If you are interested in participating please contact Teresa Lee at 415.491.5778. or email Teresa@mc3.org





Get Involved

Find out how your GIFT can positively impact a deserving family


Children's Investment Initiative

Learn how this statewide ADVOCACY group uses leadership development and community organizing to help increase funding and improve access to quality child care.

Find out how LEGISLATION affects your child and child care issues. Find out why you should contact your officials, tips on what to say and where to locate your officials.


Healthy Kids from Day 1 - ECE Wellness Collaborative


Upcoming Events

Updating Calendar and Events...


Thanks to everyone that was part of the 'Striving For Excellence' Conference on January 25th, 2014

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