Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Child Care Fraud Indicators, Table 2 of 5


Child care fraud indicators submitted by county departments of social services. 1

Fraud Indicators for Both Parents and Providers Number of Counties Reporting the Indicator
Siblings attending at different times with no explanation
1
Male license-exempt provider
1
Very high or very low rate or excessive work hours reported
5
Parent has prior record of fraud
2
Parent cannot be contacted at work or provider at home
6
Unknown persons always answers parent's phone
3
"White-out" used on child care claim forms
6
Parent has expensive lifestyle
1
"Job search" during evenings or weekends
1
Signature on attendance sheets do not match other records
7
Evidence of a wedding ring
1

1 These 21 counties responded to the survey. Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne, and Yuba counties.

Related pages

 

Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Recently Posted in Child Development
  • RTT-ELC Evaluation Brief (PDF) (added 20-Sep-2016)
    Brief summary of the evaluation report for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
  • Management Bulletin 16-12 (added 16-Sep-2016)
    This page contains information on Management Bulletin 16-12.
  • LPC County Priorities (XLS) (added 09-Sep-2016)
    LPC County Priorities for CCTR and CSPP contract types for child development programs.
  • Child Counts by program for Oct 2015 and Apr 2016 (XLS) (added 07-Sep-2016)
    This report contains information on the average number of children served in October 2015 and April 2016 by program and age.
  • Child Counts by Setting for October 2015 and A (XLS) (added 07-Sep-2016)
    This report contains information on the average number of children served in October 2015 and April 2016 by setting and age.

  • CD-9600 (DOC) (added 31-Aug-2016)
    This child care services application is intended for use by CDE funded providers to determine if the client meets the eligibility and need requirements.
  • July 2016 Meeting Materials (added 03-Aug-2016)
    This page contains supplemental materials that were presented at the July 2016 State Advisory Council Meeting.