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.

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 City College Child Development Centers

Child-care services are provided for a fee at PCC and LAC (some subsidized funding is available). High-quality preschool education for children between 2-5 years of age is available for students, staff and community on either campus.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

No-cost, drop-in after-school programs A.S.A.P. (After-School Activity Program) are available at 18 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 […]