Resource Centers and Lending Libraries
Our Markleeville and South Lake Tahoe Offices offer lending libraries that contain a variety of books, DVDs, and videos on a variety of educational and parenting topics. Our lending libraries also have a variety of developmentally appropriate toys and materials for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers that can be borrowed.
Our Cameron Park Office offers a creative provider workspace that includes a laminator, butcher paper, die cut machine, and binding machine.
Social media sites offered by Catalyst Community provide a wide variety of resources to share timely, trustworthy, and enriching information to help support anyone caring for children.
Child Care Registry
Join the CA workforce registry to support childcare professionals.
Notice Of Childcare Provider Act (SEIU and AFSCME/UDW) Petition
On February 5, 2020, the Childcare Provider Act Petition for Certification was submitted to the California Department of Human Resources as required by the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Click here to read the petition. For further questions, contact PERB: Felix DeLaTorre, 916-327-8381, [email protected]; PERB: James Coffey, 916-327-8383, [email protected]; or CalHR: Executive Office, 916-322-5193
Child Care Food Program
Catalyst Community Child Care Food Program reimburses licensed family child care providers and licensed exempt (Trustline) providers for meals and snacks served to children zero through twelve years of age according to the USDA Meal Pattern for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Calendar of Events
Catalyst Community offers workshops and events for children and families throughout the year. See calendar in your area.
Information and Resources
Catalyst Community staff will answer questions and provide resources related to all aspects of operating a child care facility including licensing requirements, child development, business practices, and working with families. We will also keep you up to date with e-blasts and a quarterly newsletter. See Locations page for more information.
Title 22 Licensing Overview for Family Childcare Homes, including the most cited violations.