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Resource and Referral for El Dorado County


Important Notice: Programs Moved to CDSS

While the California Department of Education continues to operate the California State Preschool Program, the Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SV) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of many childcare programs from the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may include programs that have moved to CDSS. For additional assistance you can either visit the CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Catalyst Community

Web site: Catalyst Community External link opens in new window or tab.

Main Office

Office Address: 3161 Cameron Park Dr., Ste.101, Cameron Park, CA 95682
Referral Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Referral Number: 530-676-0707
Administration Number: 530-676-0707
Fax Number: 530-676-8416
E-mail: ssmithee@catalystcomm.org

South Lake Tahoe Office

Office Address: 1029 Takela Drive #1, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Referral Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Referral Number: 530-541-5848
Administration Number: 530-541-5848
Fax Number: 530-541-1376
E-mail: ntrouyet-davis@catalystcomm.org

Alpine Office

Office Address: 100 Foothill Road Ste. D-6, Markleeville, CA 96120
Referral Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Referral Number: 530-694-2129
Toll Free Number: 877-694-2129
Administration Number: 530-694-2129
Fax Number: 530-541-1376
E-mail: dhutson@catalystcomm.org

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Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 16, 2021