COVID-19 Resources

4Cs of Alameda County is currently closed, with planned reopening when the shelter-in-place order is lifted for Alameda County. Staff has access to email  and voicemail and will be replying as they are able (you can find our staff directory here). Please see below for resources for our community, familles, and child care providers 

Important Notices from 4Cs

Important Family Fee Update for Parents and Providers Participating in Alternative Child Care Payment Programs,10/12: En Español:

Upcoming Cohort Now Enrolling: Health Heroes for Child Care Providers:

Important Update for Parents and Providers Participating in Child Care Alternative Payment Programs, 9/29:

State of Child Care Webinar #4 June 24 FAQs Now Available, 7/31:

Family Fee Waivers Reinstated July & August 2020, 7/29:

IMPORTANT: FDA Hand Sanitizer Product Warning, 7/28:

Cleaning Supplies for Child Care Providers: Round 2, 7/23: REGISTRATION CLOSED

Student Nurses Available to Support Child Care Providers, 6/19:

State of ECE for Alameda County for Chid Care Providers, 6/17:

Child Care Provider Listening Sessions, 6/8: 

Opportunities for Self-Care and Healing for Child Care Providers, 6/3:

From 4Cs - May 2020, 5/15:

COVID-19 Mental Health Supports for Open Licensed Child Care Providers, 5/14: 

Cleaning Supplies and Funds for Child ;Care Providers, 5/8: REGISTRATION CLOSED

For Providers: Updated Economic Relief Information & Resources for Child Care Providers, 4/22:

For Providers: In Case You Missed It: Alameda County Child Care Provider Webinar Recordings and FAQs Available Now, 4/17:

4Cs Agency Update, 4/10:

IMPORTANT Child Care Business Relief, EDD Info Session Webinar TOMORROW, 4/2: // 

Temporary Regulation Change for Participants in Child Care Payment Programs, 4/1: // 

Licensed Child Care Provider Update: Webinar and FAQs 3/31 - English and Spanish: Chinese:

Licensed Child Care Provider Update: Executive Order and Webinar, 3/26:

Update: Message for Community Members from 4Cs, 3/22: 

Message to Parents with Children in 4Cs of Alameda County's Child Care Payment Programs, 3/21: En Español: 

Message to Child Care Providers Caring for Children on Alternative Payment Programs, 3/20:

Message to all Child Care Providers (Provider Availability Survey), 3/17: SURVEY CLOSED

Message for Community Members from 4Cs, 3/16:

Community Resources

California Department of Public Health -
Alameda County Department of Public Health -
Superior Court of California - Alameda County
California Employment Development Department -
Alameda County Office of Education -
Alameda County Community Food Bank - Click or tap if you trust this link.">
La Familia Counseling Services -
Central Legal de la Raza -
Meals on Wheels (for Seniors) - 
SOS Meals on Wheels (for Seniors) -

Child Care Provider Resources

Cleaning Supplies and Funds for Child Care Providers, ROUND 2 DUE 7/31

4Cs of Alameda County deeply appreciates the work of our child care providers. The state has allocated funding for Cleaning Supplies for Child Care Providers (CSCP) to local Resource and Referral agencies to disburse to licensed and license exempt child care providers that self-certify they are open or are planning on re-opening during the COVID-19 crisis.

Phase 1 of registration closed on Friday May 15, 2020. Phase 2 of registration closed on July 31, 2020. If you are are a provider in need of cleaning supplies, please visit

Webinar Recording: State of Early Care and Education (ECE) in Alameda County, 6/24: - FAQS in English, Spanish, and Chinese

Webinar Recording: Alameda County Child Care and COVID-19 Health & Mental Health Supports, 5/20: 

Webinar Recording: Alameda County Child Care and COVID-19 Business Relief for Child Care, 4/3:

Webinar Recording: Alameda County Child Care and COVID-19 Update, 4/1:

Alameda County Early Care and Education Program Reopening Support Resource Page:

First 5 Alameda County COVID-19 Resource Page:

Community Care Licensing -

Alameda County Public Health Department Guidance for Child Care and Preschool Programs: Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) March 19, 2020 -, Updated Guidance (5/4/2020) - English | Spanish | Chinese: Simplified | Chinese: Traditional, Updated Guidance from California Department of Public Health (6/5/2020): 

First 5 Alameda County -

CLASS Resources at Home -

PINS from Community Care Licensing Division

  • Pin 20-17-CCLD: Federal Relief Available to Licensees During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Emergency 
  • PIN 20-15-CCP: Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Updated Guidance for Child Care Settings
  • PIN 20-08-CCP: Notice of Tele-Inspections for Pre-Licensing Inspections, Case Management Inspections, and Complaints 
  • PIN 20-11-CCLD - Community Care Licensing Division Online Resources on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • PIN 20-10-CCLD - Waiver of Administrator Certification Program Fees, License Fees, and Home Care Aide Registration Fees as a Result of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • PIN 20-09-CCP - Everbridge Notifications Regarding Facility Status
  • PIN 20-09-CCP-SP - Notificaciones De Everbridge Sobre El Estado De Las Instalaciones
  • PIN 20-08-CCLD - Guidelines for Providers Requesting Stores to Waive Supply Limitations Due to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
  • PIN 20-07-CCP - Coronavirus Diseason 2019 (COVID-19) Talking Points from the Child Care Licensing Stakeholder Calls Held on March 17, 2020, and April 1, 2020
  • PIN 20-07-CCP-SP - La Enfermedad Coronavirus (COVID-19) Puntos de conversacion De La LLamada En Espanol En 2 De Abril De 2020 Para Licenciatarios, Proveedores Y Partes Interesadas
  • PIN 20-07-CCLD - Suspension of all Annual Inspections to Allow Technical Assistance for Licensees Regarding the Coronavirus 2019 Disease (COVID-19)
  • PIN 20-06-CCP - Social And Physical Distancing Guidance And Healthy Practices For Child Care Facilities In Response To The Global Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Written In Collaboration With The California Department Of Education
  • PIN 20-06-CCP-SP - Guía De Distanciamiento Social Y Físico Y De Prácticas De Salud Para Las Instalaciones De Cuidado Infantil, Elaborada En Colaboración Con El Departamento De Educación De California En Respuesta A La Pandemia Global De Coronavirus (Covid-19)


Available Anytime: Emergency Response Strategies to Support Young Children and Families during COVID-19 Region 9 Head Start Association
Available Anytime: Dealing With the Financial Side of the Coronavirus National Association for Family Child Care 
Available Anytime: New Laws Offer Financial Resources to Family Child Care Providers National Association for Family Child Care

Family Resources 

First 5 Alameda County COVID-19 Resource Page:

COVID-19:  A Social Story for Kids Ages 3-8:

Essential Workers: Help Finding Child Care:

4Cs of Alameda County PInterest Page for Keeping Busy at Home -

Free Educational Opportunities for Kids -

Resources for Practitioners, Educators, and Families in Response to the Coronavirus Crisis, National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement -

California Department of Education Free Meals for Kids App -

First 5 Alameda County -

Free Meal Service for Children (at School Sites) -

Hayward Unified School District -