Q:What are the adult child ratios at the Center?
Infants (ages 6 weeks – 17 months) 1:3
Toddlers (ages 18 months to 30 months) 1:5
Preschool (ages 2.5 years to 5.5 years of age) 1:8
Q:Are parents who have an alternative payment resources able to apply for the waiting list?
A: We accept alternative payment programs such as CalWORKs, Supportive Services, Central Valley Regional Center, Central Valley Children’s Services Network, and PACE Alternative Payment Program. Enrollment is possible upon availability of open slots and contingent upon the agency’s funding.
Q:If I need assistance for the payment of childcare, are there funds available?
A: Please speak with the center coordinator for more information.
Q:As a student, I have classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Would I be able to enroll my child on these days?
A: Many of the children enrolled at our center have schedules that reflect that of their parent’s class schedules.
Q:May I visit my child while he is attending the Center?
A: Parents are always welcome to visit their children.
Q:Do I need to provide lunch for my child?
A: Children who are scheduled during the appropriate hours will receive the benefit a nutritional morning and afternoon snack. Families provide lunch for their children in the toddler and preschool classrooms. All food for each day including bottles and formula/breast milk, will need to be provided for children enrolled in the infant room. We have a breastfeeding room available for parents use.
Q:What qualifications do the lead teachers have in your program?
A: Our ECE Associates hold a minimum of an A.S. Degree. Our ECE Specialists hold a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, etc.