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To mobilize public and private resources and encourage partnerships to meet the child care and development needs of the children, families, and child care providers in Orange County.


All children in Orange County will have access to quality child care and development services.


The Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council, appointed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Superintendent of Schools, teams with the community to help meet the child care needs of Orange County.  Council members are interested in issues dealing with all aspects of child care and development, including:

  • Safety
  • Quality child care
  • Development of child care workforce
  • Accessibility of services for child development

The Council provides a forum for everyone to participate.


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