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Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils

Local child care and development planning councils (LPCs) support the overall coordination of child care services.

Description


The primary mission of the Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils (LPCs) is to plan for child care and development services based on the needs of families in the local community. LPCs are intended to serve as a forum to address the child care needs of all families in the community for all types of child care, both subsidized and non-subsidized. There are currently LPCs representing each county in California. (See Education Code, Chapter 2.3, Article 1, Section 8499 and Article 2, Sections 8499.3, 8499.5 and 8499.7.)

LPCs responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

For more information about LPCs, please contact Linda Parfitt, LPC Consultant, Early Education and Support Division, at 916-323-2133, or by e-mail at lparfitt@cde.ca.gov.

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Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | 916-322-6233
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