View our Tip Sheets below to access useful information for parents. Choosing Child Care: How Do I Find the Right Program? (Spanish) (Chinese) Choosing Child Care for Your Baby (Birth to Three) (Spanish) (Chinese) How Do I Find the Right Person to Care for My Child in My Home? Guides to Telephone Screening and Visiting a Child Care Center or Home (Spanish) (Chinese) Licensed Child Care: What Does a License Tell Me? Parents: The Best Advocates for Children How Do I Get Help Paying for Child Care? (Spanish) (Chinese) Play: Key to Children's Learning and Development How Do I Prepare My Child for Child Care? What If My Child Has Special Needs? (Spanish) (Chinese) Supporting Your Child’s Social and Emotional Development (Spanish) (Chinese) Taking Time Off Work to Care for Your Family For other community resources available to families and individuals available in Alameda County, call 2-1-1.