Who We Serve:

Children, families and child care providers through education, resources, and the promotion of quality child care services. RCCC provides advocacy for children, parents and child care providers.


The program was established in 1975 and is funded through contracts with the California Department of Education, Child Development Division.  

Funding We Bring to Our Community:

In 2018, our budget was approximately 7 million dollars. Since the program’s inception, we’ve brought more than 245 million dollars to our community.

News Updates

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Quality Counts Mendocino will be hosting its first annual Play in Practice Conference. The day will be spent strengthening professional networks and learning about high-quality play practices. Providers may qualify to receive a stipend. View the informational flyer for more information or to register. 

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Free VITA Tax Services For Eligible Households Will Be Available Starting In February 2024.

Call 707-467-3236 to make an appointment.

Open only on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 12 pm - 5 pm starting February 1st.

Click Learn More to view the VITA Informational Flyer.

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We provide financial assistance to eligible families that qualify to receive subsidies to help them pay for some or all of their child care needs.

We would like to assist you through the application process. Please click 'Learn More' to view our Subsidy Informational Flyer and to download a copy of the Eligibility Application for Subsidized Child Care.

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As of October 2023 there is now Free Water Testing through the Office of Water Programs (OWP) for ALL new applicants and ALL tiers will be receiving sampling services. The Assistance Program is funded by the State of California to help licensed child care center(CCC) providers meet the new requirements for lead in drinking water as set out in Assembly Bill 2370 (AB 2370). Visit the program website to learn more and apply!

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As of January 1, 2018, child care providers and staff are required to complete the Mandated Reporter Training every two years. You can renew your certificate by visiting the CA Mandated Reporter website. 

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