California Department
of Social Services
(DSS)

Licensing Updates
Community Care Licensing Division
Gloria J. Merk, Child Care Program Administrator
744 P Street
Mail Station 17-17
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone        (916) 229-4500
Email           gloria.merk@dss.ca.gov

Web          www.ccld.ca.gov

 

NORTHERN CHILD CARE AREA OFFICE

Paula d’Albenas, Assistant Program Administrator

8745 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 130, MS: 19-48

Sacramento, CA 95826

(916) 229-4500 FAX (916) 229-4508

 

SOUTHERN CHILD CARE AREA OFFICE

Cagle Moore, Assistant Program Administrator

6167 Bristol Parkway, #400, MS 29-13

Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 337-4333 FAX (310) 342-6849

Licensing forms are available online at www.ccld.ca..gov 
Child care forms begin with "LIC"

CHILD CARE ADVOCATES (Ombudsmen)

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The Child Care Advocate Program (CCAP) promotes the delivery of quality child care in California. In 1984, the State Legislature created CCAP to provide a link between child care licensing and the community.

The CCAP tailors its activities to fit the needs of the local community. A Child Care Advocate is assigned to each Child Care Licensing office to provide information to parents, child care providers, employers, educators, and community groups.

The Child Care Advocate participates in many community activities and special projects in order to:

·                  Disseminate information on the State's licensing role.

·                  Provide information to the public and parents on child care licensing.

·                  Act as a liaison to child care resource and referral agencies.

·                  Serve as a liaison to local government, business, labor, law enforcement, education and child care providers.

·                  Assist county government and community agencies in capacity building and quality improvement efforts to ensure the availability of quality child care.

·                  Assist in the coordination of complaints and concerns on behalf of children in child care.

·                  Currently there are two Advocates.

·                   Betsy Rutana is the Advocate for the Northern Region and Central Inland areas of the State. She can be reached at (510) 622-2623 or at Elizabeth.Rutana@dss.ca.gov.

·                  Holly Daasnes is the Advocate for Southern California. She can be reached at (760) 929-3274 or at: Holly.Daasnes@dss.ca.gov



Betsy Rutana
Northern California Advocate
1515 Clay Strteet, Ste. 1102 
M.S. 29-04
Oakland, CA 94612
P (510) 622-2623
F (510) 622-2641

 Elizabeth.Rutana@dss.ca.gov.

Holly Daasnes
Southern California Advocate

P  760-929-3274
F
 
Holly.Daasnes@dss.ca.gov


Licensing forms are available online at www.ccld.ca..gov 
Child care forms begin with "LIC"

updated June 2008
 
Community Care Licensing Division Child Care Offices



CHICO REGIONAL OFFICE



 
520 Cohasset Rd., Suite 170, MS: 29-05
Chico, CA  95926
Phone  (530) 895-5033
Fax      (530) 895-5934

Counties: Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity and Yuba

 

ROHNERT PARK LOCAL UNIT


 

101 Golf Course Drive, Ste A-230, MS 29-11
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Phone   (707) 588-5026
Fax       (707) 588-5099

Counties:  Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake,

Mendocino, Napa, Solano and

Sonoma

 

RIVER CITY REGIONAL OFFICE


 

8745 Folsom Boulevard,

Suite 200, MS: 19-29

Sacramento, CA 95826

(916) 229-4530

FAX (916) 387-1933

Counties: Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento,

San Joaquin, Tuolumne and Yolo

 

FRESNO REGIONAL OFFICE



770 East Shaw Avenue,

Suite 300, MS: 29-01

Fresno, CA 93710

Phone  (559) 243-4588

FAX    (559) 243-8070

Counties: Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, Stanislaus, and Tulare

BAY AREA REGIONAL OFFICE


 

1515 Clay Street,

Suite 1102, MS: 29-04
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone   (510) 622-2602
Fax       (510) 622-2641

Counties — Alameda, Contra Costa

PENINSULA REGIONAL OFFICE

 

801 Traeger Avenue,

Suite 100, MS: 29-24

San Bruno, CA 94066

Phone (650) 266-8843

Fax (650) 266-8847

Counties: Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo

 

SAN JOSE REGIONAL OFFICE


 

2580 N. First Street,

Suite 300, MS: 29-08

San Jose, CA 95131

Phone (408) 324-2148

Fax (408) 324-2160       

Counties: Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz

 

MISSION VALLEY REGIONAL OFFICE

7575 Metropolitan Drive,

Suite 110, MS: 29-20

San Diego, CA 92108-4421

Phone (619) 767-2200

Fax      (619) 767-2203

 

INLAND EMPIRE REGIONAL OFFICE

 

3737 Main Street,

Suite 700, MS: 29-12

Riverside, CA 92501

Phone  (951) 782-4200

FAX (951) 782-4985

 

Counties: Riverside and San Bernardino

 

ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL OFFICE


 

750 The City Drive,

Suite 250, MS: 29-10

Orange, CA 92868

Phone (714) 703-2800

FAX    (714) 703-2831

 

County:  Orange

CENTRAL COAST REGIONAL OFFICE


 

360 South Hope Avenue,

 Suite C-105, MS: 29-09

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Phone (805) 682-7647

FAX (805) 682-8361

Counties:  San Luis Obispo,  Santa Barbara, Ventura

Los Angeles Northwest Child Care Regional Office
Sergio Ramirez, Manager
 

6167 Bristol Parkway,

Suite 400, MS: 29-13
Culver City, CA 90230
Phone    (310) 337-4333
Fax        (310) 337-4360

County:  Los Angeles

Los Angeles East Child Care
Regional Office

 
 

1000 Corporate Center Drive,

Suite 200B, MS: 29-15
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Phone    (323) 981-3350
Fax        (323) 981-3355

County:  Los Angeles


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