Family Child Care Support Program

Thinking about expanding or improving your family child care business? 4Cs is here to help you!

CCIP Now Enrolling

CC Support

If you are a current family child care provider who wants to improve business practices, expand from a small to a large family child care business, or learn more about providing quality care that supports children's early development and learning, we can help you.

  1. To learn more about operating your business, sign up to attend our free trainings on business practices, child development, and providing quality care. Find the workshop schedule on our website: 4Cs' Training Calendar.
  2. Contact us with your questions and concerns. We have staff members who speak English, Spanish, and Chinese.

In addition, if you live in Fremont, Hayward, Union City, or Unincorporated areas of Alameda County AND you meet current eligibility guidelines, you may be eligible for our Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP).  Participants in this project receive free, individualized coaching, consultation, and technical assistance on business practices, enhancing your home environment, and a wide variety of other topics related to children and child care. Staff members can also assist you with the licensing expansion process, helping you complete the application. Participants receive financial incentives, such as reimbursements for business costs, safety items, equipment, early education materials, and professional development costs. All aspects of the program are available in English, Spanish, and Chinese

According to a recent CCIP participant: "I really enjoyed my time as a CCIP participant. I came away with new ideas and different ways to implement them. I loved it!"

Southern Alameda County needs more high quality child care programs – we need you!

Contact us to learn more:

Arlene Sandoval, English & Spanish, 510-584-3134, arlenes@4c-alameda.orgThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Iris Lin, Chinese, 510-584-3117,

More information about the CCIP can be downloaded in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

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A special thanks to our CCIP funders: CA Department of Education, Alameda County, and the cities of Fremont, Hayward and Union City.