Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs. Listings are maintained on licensed child-care centers, family child-care homes, before and after-school programs, public and private schools, and child-care assistance programs.
Child Care & Babysitting
No-cost, drop-in after-school programs A.S.A.P. (After-School Activity Program) are available at 18 local parks.
American Red Cross offers babysitting and child-care training courses for ages 11 and older. They also offer first aid and CPR/AED certification courses. Online and in-person classes available.
Safe Sitter is for boys and girls, grades 6-8, who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children. Courses cover safety, first aid, rescue, CPR and more.
These online resources connect you with the right babysitter, child care giver, pet sitter, or adult companion.
A professional organization for licensed family child care providers. They offer free referrals to parents who are looking for quality child care throughout the Orange County area.