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Child Care & Babysitting

· Long Beach Parks, Recreation & Marine

Long Beach – No-cost, drop-in after-school programs A.S.A.P. (After-School Activity Program) are available at 21 local parks. Plus special programs during school vacation: Fall Fun Days, November 22-24; and Winter Fun Days, December 20-23 and 27-31.  Read More

· YMCA of Greater Long Beach Preschools

Long Beach & Bellflower – Locations in Greater Long Beach provide state subsidized, year-round childcare for qualifying families. Their preschools reflect the communities that they serve and they work with families to tailor opportunities for children to learn, grow and thrive. Read More

Children’s Home Society of California

CHS can help families find child care and help income-eligible families pay for child care. Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs. Additional services include resources for assessing the quality of child care services, workshops, and a lending library that offers age-appropriate activities, toys and parenting resources.  Read More

Safe Sitter Babysitting Courses for Kids

Various Locations – For boys and girls who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children. Courses, in-person and online, cover safety, first aid, rescue, CPR and more. Read More