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R&R Child Care Service Data Report FY 2019–20

Child Care Service Data Report for Resource and Referral (R&R) agencies for fiscal year (FY) 2019–20.

Summary Report of Resource & Referral Program Aggregate Service Data

Reporting Period: July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020

Section 1 - Service Data: Number of requests for referrals and other child care information

All Requests

Type of Request 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total
Requests for child care referrals 48,564 35,669 39,812 24,055 148,100
Requests for other child care information 131,439 84,302 93,877 119,277 428,895

Age Category of Child Care Requests for Referrals

Age Category 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total
Infants & Toddlers (under 2 years old) 22,730 17,458 18,445 8,856 67,489
Preschool (2-5 years old) 24,659 19,087 22,430 13,636 79,812
School-Age (6 years and older) 12,337 7,217 8,185 9,418 37,157
Age Category Total 59,726 43,762 49,060 31,910 184,458

Time Category of Child Care Requests for Referrals

Time Category 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total
Full-time child care (35 hours or more per week) 50,711 39,715 42,516 30,314 163,256
Part-time child care (less than 35 hours per week) 11,840 7,577 8,396 3,788 31,601
Time Category Total 62,551 47,292 50,912 34,102 194,857

Need Category of Child Care Requests for Referrals

Number of Children Needing 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total
Before- and/or after-school child care 7,863 4,792 4,869 1,681 19,205
Summer-only child care 519 245 552 1,299 2,615
Other child care (Non-school-age) 11,840 8,963 9,269 5,806 35,878
Need Category Total 20,222 14,000 14,690 8,786 57,698

Reason Category of Child Care Requests for Referrals

Reasons 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Total
Employed 35,119 26,335 29,365 19,072 109,891
Looking for work 5,486 3,974 4,370 1,521 15,351
In school/training 4,433 2,796 3,578 1,173 11,980
Other parental needs 1,912 1,425 1,493 786 5,616
Child Protective Services 735 585 755 410 2,485
Alternative/back-up care 1,028 773 1,181 680 3,662
Mildly ill child 109 90 103 17 319
Enrichment 1,950 1,533 1,518 565 5,566
Reasons Category Total 50,772 37,511 42,363 24,224 154,870

Section 2: Office Procedures Data

Numbers of Requests by Types of Care Providers

Type of Care Provider 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
Licensed child care centers 10,743 9,767 8,925 8,905
Licensed family child care homes 23,825 21,794 22,372 21,092
License-exempt child care centers 3,570 2,664 2,404 2,350
License-exempt providers 206 560 539 1204

Source: CD2504E
August 2020

Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 3, 2020
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