Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP)

Infant in Swing - Playground - Caucasian - Male - Nathaniel Miller - CropThe Contra Costa Child Care Council would like to thank you as a family child care provider for your interest in the California Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP). We support you in your efforts to provide quality care for children by offering a variety of FREE training. This project focuses on helping you meet the challenges of providing infant and toddler care by establishing a strong foundation for your business.

Benefits for participating in the California Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP) include the following:

  • Toys, equipment, children’s books and resource materials from our CCIP Catalog
  • Paid registration to our Annual Early Learning Conference at Diablo Valley College. (A minimum of 10 hours including 5 hours of infant/toddler training must be completed prior to conference)
  • Certification of completion
  • Advance notification of training offered by Contra Costa Child Care Council

To receive these benefits you must meet the following criteria:

  • Reside in Contra Costa County
  • Operate a licensed family child care home, or work as an assistant in a licensed family child care home, or be in the process of obtaining/expanding a family child care license
  • Care for infants and toddlers or be interested on including this age group in your program
  • Complete 25 hours of training provided by the Contra Costa Child Care Council, from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016, which must include: 5 hours from each CCIP Module, and at least 5 hours of infant/toddler training

**Hours from PITC or UC Davis Extension do not count towards this project**

Funds for this project are limited and applications and requests for the incentive packages will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.



For more information contact: 

Gail Benson
Quality Improvement Facilitator
Contra Costa Child Care Council
Learning Institute
1035 Detroit Avenue, Suite 200
Concord CA, 94518
(925) 265-6451