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Other Websites & Resources

Emergency Services

  • Child Protective Services (CPS) – 1-800-870-7064 – 24-Hour hotline to report suspected physical, emotional or sexual child abuse
  • Domestic Violence Hotline/YWCA – 1-707-546-1234 – 24-Hour hotline and Emergency Shelter
  • California Poison Action Line – 1-800-222-1222 – 24-Hour immediate advice and assistance on exposure to poisonous, hazardous or toxic substances

Child Health and Safety

  • American Red Cross - 1-707-577-7600 – Health and Safety classes on CPR and first aid – www.arcsm.org
  • California Child Care Health Program – www.ucsfchildcarehealth.org – health and safety resources available on website
  • Child Health Disability and Prevention Program/SCHS – 1-707-565-4460 – information about available preventative health exams for eligible children www.sonoma-county.org/health/services/chdp.asp
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention/DHS – 1-800-427-8982 – Home Inspections & education info. www.sonoma-county.org/health/services/clpp.asp
  • Fire Clearance Information – contact your local fire department. If located outside the city limits, call Sonoma County Fire Department at -707-543-3500
  • Safe Kids Sonoma County – 1-707-525-5300 X 3264 – Safety resources for parents and caregivers –www.safekidssonomacounty.org

Child Development and Special needs

  • Act Early/Center for Disease Control – www.cdc.gov/actearly – handouts on developmental milestones and specific developmental disabilities
  • Behavioral Consultation Project/Early Learning Institute – 1-707-591-0170 – Free on-site consultations to providers & preschool programs, workshops & trainings to address behavioral, temperamental, developmental or mental health issues – www.earlylearninginstitute.com
  • Tech.Assist.Cntr on Social Emotional Interaction – www.challengingbehavior.org – Articles, strategies and handouts on working with young children and their parents around behavior issues
  • Center for Inclusive Care – www.inclusivechildcare.org – resources and online training modules on specific special needs issues
  • Early Start Warmline/North Bay Regional Center – 1-800-646-3268 – Information, assessment referral and services for children birth to 3 years who have possible speech or development delays
  • Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center – 1-800-578-2592 – Information, training and resources for families with children with special needs – www.matrixparents.org

Resource and Referral Agencies

  • Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County (4C’s) – 1-707-544-3077 – Resource, referrals and support services for providers - www.sonoma4Cs.org
  • River to Coast Children’s Services – Resource, referrals and support services for providers in West Sonoma County www.rccservices.org Professional Development Services
  • California Early Childhood Mentor Program/SRJC – 1-707-527-4315 – For experienced providers, teachers and directors interested in further professional growth by mentoring other professionals – www.ecementor.org
  • CA Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) – 1-800-770-6339 – Professional development opportunities & technical assistance for preschool teachers and administrators – www.cpin.us
  • Santa Rosa Junior College Child Development Department -1-707-527-4315 – www.santarosa.edu/childdev
  • Santa Rosa Junior College Tutorial Center – 1-707-527-4493 – Provides free tutors to SRJC students – online.santarosa.edu/presentation/page/?21591
  • Sonoma CARES Program – 1-707-524-2639 – A stipend incentive program for working child care professionals who continue their ECE education – www.scoe.org/cares
  • Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers – 1-415-289-2300 – On-site training for infant-toddler caregivers in center-based or family child care settings – www.pitc.org

Other Valuable Resources

  • Building Child Care Project – 1-888-411-3535 – Information and services that help child care programs interested in doing facility development projects – www.buildingchildcare.org
  • Child Care Law Center – 1-415-558-8002 – Legal advice on child care issues – www.childcarelaw.org
  • Community Care Licensing – 1-707-588-5026 – Information on licensing, health and safety concerns, or to register a complaint about a child care center or family child care home – www.ccld.ca.gov
  • First 5 Mini-Grant Program – 1-707-565-6612 – Child care and preschool programs can apply for grants to improve their program www.first5sonomacounty.org
  • Sonoma County 2-1-1 – 211 – 24 Hour community resource directory – www.211wc.org
  • Sonoma County Child Care Association – 1-707-237-4911 – Professional organization of family child care providers – www.sccca.info Other Website Resources
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children – www.naeyc.org
  • California AEYC – www.caeyc.org
  • Sonoma County AEYC – www.caeyc.org/governance/affiliates/region-2/sonoma-county/
  • Zero to Three – www.zerotothree.org resources for parents and providers regarding children birth to three years of age
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