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ELCD Review Guides

Center-based and Alternative Payment review guides for Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) contractors.
Important Notice: CACFP Program Moved to CDSS

The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of child care and development programs administered by the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may not be current and involves the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that has moved to CDSS. Visit the CDSS CACFP web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Alternative Payment, CalWORKs Child Care and Family Child Care Home Education Network Contracts Error Rate Review Guide (DOCX)
The material in the guide provides clear written information that will be used in alternative payment monitoring reviews.

Center-Based Contracts Error Rate Review Guide (DOCX)
The material in the guide provides clear written information that will be used in full-day center-based monitoring reviews.

Questions:   Early Education Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Monday, December 13, 2021