Child Care and Development Contacts

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The mission of the Child Care and Development Division (CCDD) is to build, strengthen, and maintain an equitable, comprehensive, quality, and affordable child care and development system for the children and families in our state; to integrate child care with other CDSS programs and services that serve the whole child and whole family; to address social determinants of health and adverse childhood experiences which significantly impact long-term outcomes for children; and to provide vital supports to the child care and development workforce and programs for children to have access to equitable and stable child care and development opportunities.

The CCDD provides planning, policy direction, and oversight of the majority of state-supported childcare and development programs and services in California. These include programs that provide a variety of state-subsidized childcare services, quality improvement plan activities, local childcare and developmental informed programs and policies, while providing robust technical assistance and support to counties, contractors, and stakeholders.

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Child Care Policy and Allocations

For questions about Child Care Bulletin fiscal questions, fiscal allowability technical assistance, PCA and (SACS), please email us at

CalWORKs Stage One

For questions about the CalWORKs Stage One program, which is administered at the local level through County Human Services Offices, please find your contact on the Stage One Policy Analyst Contacts table below.

ARPA Survey

For questions about the ARPA survey please email

Stage One Regulations

For questions about Stage One regulations, including matters pertaining to the Stage One Regulations workgroups, please email us at


For questions related to contract content, contract status, signed contracts, missing contracts and replacement contracts, please contact


For questions related to appeals, please contact

Subsidized Stipends

For questions about the subsidized stipends, please email

Licensed Facility Stipends

For questions about the $3500 to $6500 licensed facility stipends, please email

Disaster Relief Grant

The Disaster Relief Grant Funding is no longer available. For questions about the grant, please email

Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children (Bridge Program)

For questions about the Bridge program, which is administered at the local level through your County Welfare Office, please email

Child Care and Development Infrastructure Grant Program

For questions about the Child Care and Development Infrastructure Grant Program, please email

California Resource and Referral Programs (R&Rs)

For questions about the California Resources and Referral Programs, please contact

Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP)

For questions about the Child Care Initiative Project, please email You can find more information about the CCIP contracts and grants on our funding announcement webpage.

California Preventive Health and Safety Practices Program (CPHSP)

For questions about the CPHSP program, please contact

Quality Counts California (QCC)

For questions about the QCC Block Grant please email For questions about the QCC Workforce Pathways Grant, please email

Child Care & Development Fund State Plan (CCDF)

For questions about the CCDF State plan, or the Quality Progress Report please email

General Child Care & Development Request (CCTR) for Funding Applications

For questions about the CCTR RFA, please email

Local Planning Council

For questions about Local Planning Councils, please email

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

For questions about the CACFP, please email

Program Quality and Improvement Branch (PQIB)

Please direct questions about the following programs to the assigned Program Quality and Improvement Branch consultants in the table below:

  • CalWORKs Stages Two and Three (C2AP and C3AP)
  • The General Child Care and Development Program (CCTR)
  • The Family Child Care Home Education Network Program (CFCC)
  • Resource and Referral Program (CRRP)
  • The California Alternative Payment Program (CAPP)
  • The Migrant Alternative Payment Program (CMAP)
  • The Migrant Child Care and Development Program (CMIG)
  • The Child Care and Development Program for Children with Severe Disabilities (CHAN)

This is a list of the Program Quality and Improvement Branch Consultants assigned to each county. Los Angeles County Service Planning Area (SPA) map linked by permission from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

Effective February 2, 2024

Counties Assigned Consultant
Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Lassen, Modoc, Napa, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity Jennifer Patrick
Phone: (916) 651-7341
Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, San Mateo, Sonoma Genet Telahun
Phone: (916) 639-2795
Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco Monica Grimes
Phone: (916) 651-7469
El Dorado, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Joaquin, Placer, Tuolumne Erin Jones
Phone: (916) 207-6346
Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba Joycelyn Ward-Richardson
Phone: (916) 651-7347
Alameda, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus Diana Saenz
Phone: (916) 651-8872
Orange, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Los Angeles – SPA 2

Leslie Mitchell
Email: Leslie
Phone: (916) 651-7350

Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mono, Tulare Marijayne Patterson
Phone: (916) 651-7353
Los Angeles – SPA 1, SPA 7, SPA 8 Megan G. Jones
Phone: (916) 651-7354
San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles – SPA 5 Carolyn Coffey
Phone: (916) 858-9392
Imperial, San Diego Jonathen Yang
Phone: (916) 651-7346
Santa Barbara, Los Angeles – SPA 4 Patricia Rodriguez
Phone: (916) 858-9383
Monterey, San Benito, Los Angeles – SPA 3, SPA 6 Amanda Espitia
Phone: (916) 862-3521

Stage One Policy Analyst Contacts



El Dorado, Humboldt, Kings, Lassen, Napa, Sacramento, Sierra, Sonoma, Yuba

Jane Andrews

Del Norte, Glenn, Orange, Shasta, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tuolumne

Jennifer (Jen) Byberg

Alpine, Marin, Mariposa, Modoc, Nevada, San Benito, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Solano

Gabriella Carroll

Alameda, Butte, Colusa, Lake, Madera, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Clara

Lissete Gonzalez

Calaveras, Fresno, Imperial, Inyo, Merced, Monterey, Sutter, Ventura

Alana Lee

Kern, Placer, San Francisco, San Mateo, Siskiyou, Tehama, Tulare, Yolo

Christopher (Chris) Ruggles

Amador, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Mendocino, Mono, Plumas, San Joaquin, Trinity

Katharine Stockley

Fiscal Analyst Contacts

Please reach out your assigned fiscal analyst for questions related to:

  • Contract Terms: MRA, MDO, Child Days of Enrollment (cde), Rates
  • Enrollment, Attendance, and Fiscal Reports
  • Reimbursement Calculations
  • Reserve Account Status
  • Payment Authorization
  • Contract Billings
  • Missing Checks
  • Delinquent Accounts Receivable
  • Technical Assistance
Counties Fiscal Analyst
Alameda, Alpine, Lake, Mariposa, Monterey, Plumas, Santa Barbara, Sonoma, Yolo

Lisa York


Butte, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Placer, Shasta, Sutter, Tulare, Yuba

Adam Noah


Del Norte, Kings, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, San Diego, Santa Cruz

Michelle Hernandez


Colusa, El Dorado, Los Angeles (P-Z), Mendocino, Merced, Riverside, San Bernardino

Clint Thompson


Contra Costa, Los Angeles (L-O), Napa, Orange, Siskiyou, Trinity

Brennah Solley


Inyo, San Benito, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Tuolumne

Jo Sublett


Los Angeles (A-C), San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sierra

Amanda Cook


Amador, Kern, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tehama

Stefanie Johnson


Calaveras, Humboldt, Los Angeles (D-K), Madera, Marin, Nevada, Solano, Ventura

Mary Oki


Quarterly Child Care and Development Stakeholder Meeting

For questions about our quarterly stakeholder meetings or to request language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations for these meetings, please email us at

Monthly Contractor Meeting

For questions or reasonable accommodations for our monthly contractor meetings, please email us at

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Child Care and Development Division

744 P Street M.S. 9-8-360

Sacramento, CA 95814

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