To assist parents, child care programs and the community with information and resources to choose child care, provide child care and/or support Child Care and Early Learning options in Orange County.


As a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency, the Council is a partner in state and national activities and a leader in local initiatives to bring about accessible, affordable, quality Child Care and Early Learning Services.


  • We respond to the needs of parents and providers and provide caring and professional technical assistance, information, and resources to meet Child Care and Learning needs.

  • We appreciate the diversity of children, parents, providers and the community and recognize their knowledge, experience and choices.

  • We promote innovative and effective resources that will have a positive impact on high quality Child Care and Early Learning.