Noteworthy News

A full house for a good cause!

A full house for a good cause!

CCRC held it’s 1st Annual Poker Tournament on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 to benefit its Annual Holiday Book and Toy drive. This sold out event raised over $19,000 and we reached 70% of our campaign goal thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and event attendees.

Repost: Moving Mountains for an Organization that Builds Bridge

Repost: Moving Mountains for an Organization that Builds Bridge

A special thanks to our partner, Grandpoint Bank, for providing a secured loan to purchase our Palmdale office building! This loan ensures our staff can continue to provide services to the Antelope Valley Community from a location with which our clients are familiar.

Read more from Grandpoint Bank’s blog below.

Child Care Resource Center celebrates with a ribbon cutting ceremony

Child Care Resource Center celebrates with a ribbon cutting ceremony

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 25, 2017                                                                                   

Palmdale, CA – Child Care Resource Center (CCRC), a leading non-profit agency serving local children and families, announced today the purchase of its current Antelope Valley office located at 250 Grand Cypress Avenue in Palmdale. CCRC has occupied a large portion of the building as a tenant since September 27, 2010 and has been providing early care and education services in the area for the past 24 years.

California Legislature Ends First Year of 2017/18 Session

California Legislature Ends First Year of 2017/18 Session

Late in the night on September 15, 2017 the California State Legislature closed out the first year of the 2017/18 legislative session.  All the bills which passed both the Senate and Assembly have been sent to Governor Brown. The Governor now has until October 15th to sign or veto these measures. 

Providers honored at 7th Annual Karen Kaye Achievement Award Celebration

Providers honored at 7th Annual Karen Kaye Achievement Award Celebration

We proudly celebrated the accomplishments of family child care providers at the 7th Annual Karen Kaye Achievement Award Celebration on Saturday, June 17. Every single one of us at CCRC sends a BIG congrats to these participating providers for completing their Gateways for Early Educators™ Passport last year and receiving this great honor. 

Congrats to the CCRC providers who received this year's award:

Ana Ayala

Aurora Granados

Elsa Arias

Esther Renteria

Guadalupe Cabrera

Luzmila Zuniga

Maria San German

Patricia Torres

Sandra Sermeno

Veronica Alzaga

Violeta Razuri

Final Adopted 2017/18 California State Budget

Final Adopted 2017/18 California State Budget

On Tuesday, June 27, Governor Brown signed the 2017/18 State Budget. This year’s agreement fulfills the multi-year reimbursement rate deal which was agreed to in the 2016/17 State Budget.

CCRC’s Laughs4Literacy event served up big laughs and great food

CCRC’s Laughs4Literacy event served up big laughs and great food

Over 120 adults attended CCRC’s 2nd Laughs4Literacy event on Tuesday, June 13 at Lucky Luke Brewing Co. in Palmdale. Comedians Michael Burnett, Adam Cozens, TK Kelly and Brandon Keller kept everyone laughing throughout the night and attendees enjoyed delicious Mexican food from the food truck Los Tamaleros.  

iLEAD schools donate nearly 1,800 books to CCRC through summer book drive

iLEAD schools donate nearly 1,800 books to CCRC through summer book drive

This year, two iLEAD schools in the Antelope Valley held a book drive to support CCRC’s 2nd Laughs4Literacy event. They collected almost 1,800 books — and we can’t thank them enough! iLEAD also donated books and sponsored last year’s event.

Local and State Investments Improve the Quality of Early Education in LA County

Local and State Investments Improve the  Quality of Early Education in LA County

Through local and state dollars, Quality Start Los Angeles has enhanced over 800 early education sites across LA County and continues to expand its impact

LOS ANGELES - Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA), a Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) for early learning providers in Los Angeles County, has successfully completed its first program year, having enhanced over 800 early learning providers across the county, to date. Led by a consortium of key early childhood education agencies in Los Angeles, QSLA aims to improve the program quality of early learning providers as a part of the statewide movement to standardize quality ratings in early learning classrooms, so that more young children are better prepared to succeed in school and life.

CCRC spreads smiles through donations to Home Visiting program families

CCRC spreads smiles through donations to Home Visiting program families

CCRC always takes that extra step to go above and beyond for its Home Visiting program families — whether that be making a child’s birthday extra special or helping a baby with tummy time. While enrolled in CCRC’s Home Visiting program, families can check and see if CCRC has items they need for their child. With how fast children grow, baby clothes and car seats are always in need.

CCRC CEO AND PRESIDENT, DR. MICHAEL OLENICK, NOW SITS ON ZERO TO THREE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CCRC CEO AND PRESIDENT, DR. MICHAEL OLENICK, NOW SITS ON ZERO TO THREE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Los Angeles County, CA – The Child Care Resource Center (CCRC) is proud to announce that its CEO and President, Dr. Michael Olenick, is a current Board Member of global non-profit organization ZERO TO THREE.

CCRC proudly receives 2017 Abila Excellence Award

CCRC proudly receives 2017 Abila Excellence Award

Abila, CCRC vendor and leading provider of services and software to nonprofits, associations and government entities, presented CCRC with its Abila Excellence Award at its annual conference in April. CCRC was among nine organizations to receive this award and be honored for going above and beyond the call to deliver on its promises to constituents. 

CCRC supports four bills designed to improve California’s child care system

CCRC supports four bills designed to improve California’s child care system

California’s 2017-18 legislative session is now in full swing in Sacramento.  Each January, new legislation is proposed and, as in the past few years, there is significant legislative interest in child care and early learning programs. Over 20 proposals addressing a wide array of issues, including family eligibility, funding, local flexibility, and specific technical issues relating to program administration, were introduced this year.

Thanks to generous sponsors for another successful Policy Forum

Thanks to generous sponsors for another successful Policy Forum

Thanks, in part to CCRC’s sponsors, CCRC hosted its annual Policy Forum on March 24th!  Themed “The Road Ahead,” 150 attendees gathered together to discuss the changing landscape as we work with a new administration who have different policy and funding priorities. 

Quality Start San Bernardino supports high quality early learning

Quality Start San Bernardino supports high quality early learning

What is Quality Start San Bernardino?

Quality Start San Bernardino (QSSB), launched in early October of last year, and serves as the county’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). 

[12 3  >>  
Free eBook

Free eBook

Vroom turns shared moments into brain building moments.

Child Care Resource Center

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

20001 Prairie Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311

818.717.1000

Monday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ANTELOPE VALLEY

250 Grand Cypress Avenue
Palmdale, CA 93551

661.789.1200

Monday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SAN BERNARDINO

1111 East Mill Street, Suite 100
San Bernardino, CA 92408

909.384.8000

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

VICTORVILLE

15456 West Sage Street
Victorville, CA 92392

760.245.0770

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm