Child Care and Baby Sitting

Child care resources, plus referrals and sitter training. Also see: “Play Groups,” “Schools” and “Youth and Family Groups,” For additional resources, see our current issue.

Alpert JCC in Long Beach

AJCC’s Kids’ University for kids in grades K-8! Just like a real university, kids choose from an assortment of classes and activities, including Spanish, music, art, aquatics, martial arts, creative writing, and more.

Children’s Home Society of California

A central coordinating link for child care and child development services. Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs.

Hourly Baby Sitting

A list of websites that provide a search for sitters in your area.

Information and Referrals

Organizations that offer information about, and referrals to, child-care programs and providers.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

No-cost, drop-in after-school programs A.S.A.P. (After-School Activity Program) are available at 26 local parks.

Sitter Training

Training for boys and girls (10+). covering basic first aid, child behavior, safety skills and how to market their new business.

The Buzzz

The Buzzz is about all sorts of neat stuff: Exhibits, festivals, seasonal highlights, current topics, new things, fun things and free things … if it’s fun, family-friendly and happening in our area, it’s in here! With our Clickable Calendar, you can find fun things to do every weekend, and with our weekly features you can […]