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Early Care & Education

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Special projects are designed to be responsive to the needs of the early care and education field. This work includes time-limited initiatives and events.

Overview

The LA County Early Care and Education (ECE) Facility Development Project  is led  by the LA County Department of Public Health – Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education (OAECE) and the LA  County Department of Regional Planning in partnership with LA County Department of Public Works – Building and Safety Division, LA County Fire Department, California Department of Social Services – Community Care Licensing Division, Public Counsel, and First 5 LA.  As a collaborative effort, the project has developed activities to support ECE providers with facility development.

LA County ECE Facilities Process Webinar 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2022 6pm-7pm

The webinar will provide information on LA County’s process to request facilities planning and building & safety permits needed for certain types of child care space renovations.  The webinar will include presentations by LA County’s Department of Regional Planning, Department of Public Works’ Building and Safety Division, Fire Department, and CDSS Child Care Licensing Division.

Webinar is for LA County’s process that covers LA County unincorporated areas, however, everyone is welcome to attend

The webinar will require registration, will be recorded, and provided in English and Spanish.

Meeting Materials

LA County ECE facilities staff contacts

LA County Department of Regional Planning: Alice Wong: awong@planning.lacounty.gov

LA County Department of Public Works, Building & Safety: Nader Samaan: nsamaan@dpw.lacounty.gov

LA County Fire Department: Inspector Eddie Martinez: eddie.martinez@fire.lacounty.gov

L.A. County Department of Public Health – Office for the Advancement of Early Care & Education: Leanne Drogin: ldrogin@ph.lacounty.gov

CDSS Community Care Licensing Division:

  • Monterey Park/Monterey Park South West Regional Office: (323) 981-3350
  • El Segundo/El Segundo North Regional Office: (424) 301-3077
  • Palmdale Regional Office: (661) 202-3318

Public Counsel: Ritu Mahajan: rmahajan@publiccounsel.org

LA County Sponsored Application Clinic Webinar for CDSS Minor Renovation and Repairs RFA

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2022 6pm-7pm

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) released its Minor Renovation and Repairs Request for Application (RFA) to preserve, enhance, or expand child care spaces on Monday, 2/7/22.

The OAECE and the Department of Regional Planning have developed in collaboration with the other partners (see list above) will host a webinar that walks through the RFA and its application requirements.

The webinar will require registration, will be recorded, and provided in English and Spanish.

Meeting Materials

LA County Support Reviews for CDSS Minor Renovation and Repairs Applications

APPLICATION REVIEW SIGN-UP LINK

We will offer an “application review” for providers before the applications are due and provide feedback on the application.  This support will be offered on a limited basis and to providers who meet a specific criteria.   Information will be posted by Monday, 2/14/2022 5pm.

CDSS Infrastructure Grant Program Minor Renovations and Repairs Grant RFA Links:

link to CDSS Infrastructure Grant Program

link to the Minor Renovations and Repairs Grant RFA

link to the Minor Renovations and Repairs Grant RFA (Spanish Translation)

link to the Minor Renovations and Repairs Grant Application for Child Care Centers

link to the Minor Renovations and Repairs Grant Application for Child Care Home Providers

link to the Minor Renovations and Repairs Grant Application for Child Care Home Providers (Spanish Translation)

Building Capacity

Child Care Provider Guide to Zoning, Building and Safety, Fire, Health and Licensing Regulations (July 2007)

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