Child Care Referrals
Free personalized referrals to licensed child care facilities (family child care homes and centers) for child care in Southern Alameda County (San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Castro Valley, Hayward, Union City, Newark, Fremont, and unincorporated Alameda County) are now available by phone and through the online link below. Walk-ins and in-person appointments are not available at this time.
You can find tip sheets about child care for parents at https://www.4c-alameda.org/parents/parent-resources
Child Care Referral Help Line
(510) 582-2182 ext 3198
Referral Specialists are available Monday through Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm. If calling after these hours, please leave a voicemail and 4Cs staff will return your call within two business days.
Online Child Care Search