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Child Care Services

Alternative Payment
Goals
Helps pay for child care services for parents who are employed, attending school or job training, or engaged in other approved activities.

Services
Alternative Payment helps families arrange for child care services and makes payment directly to child care providers.

Areas Served
The Pomona Unified School District Child Development Program provides child care services for parents and children in the areas listed below.

Los Angeles County:

City of Industry - 91744
Claremont - 91711
Covina - 91722 to 91724
Diamond Bar - 91765
Glendora - 91740 to 91741
Hacienda Heights - 91745
La Puente - 91744 to 91746
La Verne - 91750
Pomona - 91766 to 91768
Rowland Heights - 91748
San Dimas - 91773
Valinda - 91744
Walnut - 91789
West Covina - 91790 to 91792

San Bernardino County:

Alta Loma - 91701 & 91737
Chino - 91710 - 91708
Chino Hills - 91709
Montclair - 91763
Mt. Baldy - 91759
Ontario - 91761 to 91762 & 91764 & 91758
Rancho Cucamonga - 91730 & 91739 & 91729
Upland - 91784 & 91786 & 91785

Types of Child Care Providers Served
1. State licensed Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes
2. License-exempt care by friends or relatives

Rates
Reimbursement of costs is based on hours and days of care and rates charged to non-subsidized families up to a regional market rate.

Family Qualifications
Families may receive child care assistance if the family meets State Department of Education income and eligibility requirements.

Programs
Federal Alternative Payment Program
General Alternative Payment Program
Bill Ewing Provider Services
 
Goals

Loans toys, books, Games, videos, and audio tapes for up to one month at no charge to PUSD Elementary Teachers, Child Development staff members, Exempt Child Care Providers, Licensed and non-licensed Family Child Care Home Providers, and Child Care Center Directors.

Services
Up to three items may be checked out for up to one month. These materials, in both English and Spanish, enable providers to plan and conduct developmentally appropriate activities for children.

A Media Technician will assist Providers on choosing age-appropriate materials for your center of family day care. FIND BOOKS, CD's, TOYS, ETC.

Location:
Village @ Indian Hill
1460 E. Holt Avenue, Suite 174
Pomona, CA 91767
Business Hours (by appointment only):
Monday - Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 
(909) 397-4740 Ext. 25030

*Child Care Referral Policy*

The Pomona Unified School District Resource and Referral Department (R&R) believes that parents are best able to evaluate and select the right child care for their children. We do not recommend any specific provider; we only provide the parent with a list of providers randomly selected from our computerized referral database. Parents are urged to visit any child care facility they may be considering and make their decision carefully.

We serve providers and parents in our area on a non-discriminatory basis, regardless of income, race, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. All information received is kept confidential.

*CUIDADO INFANTIL POLITICA DE REFERENCIAS*

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Pomona Del Departamento de Recursos y Referencias (R&R) cree que los padres son los mas indicados para evaluar y seleccionar el mejor cuidado infantil para sus niños. Nosotros no recomendamos a ningún proveedor; solo les proporcionamos a los padres una lista con los nombres de proveedores escogidos indiscriminadamente por la computadora. Se aconseja a los padres visitar cualquier facilidad que ellos estén considerando y hacer su decisión cuidadosamente.

Nosotros servimos proveedores y padres en nuestra área indiscriminadamente, sin importar su ingreso, raza, religión, origen, sexo, edad e incapacitación. Toda la información recibida es guardada confidencialmente.
CalWORKS
 
Goals
Helps pay for child care services in order to ease the transition from welfare to work and self-sufficiency for parents who participate in county-approved work, school, or job training activities.

Services
Families Served
Families may receive child care assistance through CalWORKs if on cash aid, and for two years after that, and if the family meets the state's income and eligibility criteria. Children from ages six weeks to 12 years are eligible for subsidized services.

Programs
CalWORKs is funded by the California Department of Social Services and the California Department of Education

Stage 1 - Parents who receive aid and participate in approved training or work activities.
Stage 2 - Parents who have received aid, who work or attend job training, and who meet income and eligibility requirements.
Stage 3 - Parents who have used the family's 24 months of eligibility after the adult stopped receiving aid and are still employed or attending school.

Areas Served
The Pomona Unified School District Child Development Program has contracts to provide child care services for parents and children in the areas listed below.

Los Angeles County:

Covina - 91722
Diamond Bar - 91765
Glendora - 91740 to 91741
Hacienda Heights - 91745
La Puente - 91744 to 91746
La Verne - 91750
Mt. Baldy - 91759
Pomona - 91766 to 91768
Rowland Heights - 91748
San Dimas - 91773
Valinda - 91746
Walnut - 91789
West Covina - 91790 to 91792

San Bernardino County:

Alta Loma - 91701 & 91737
Chino - 91710
Chino Hills - 91709
Montclair - 91763
Mt. Baldy - 91759
Ontario - 91761 to 91762 & 91764
Rancho Cucamonga - 91730 & 91739
Upland - 91784 to 91786

Types of Child Care Providers Served
1. State licensed child care centers and family child care homes
2. License-exempt care by friends or relatives

Provider Payments
Child care assistance is based on verified hours and days of care and established rates up to the state's regional market rate ceiling.
Disabilities Services

Disabilities Services are available to children enrolled in Child Development-run Educational Services programs (Early Head Start, Cal-Safe/School Readiness Initiative, Head Start, State Preschool, Los Angeles Universal Preschool) and include but are not limited to:

  • Classrooms that are welcoming to all children, including children with disabilities
  • Developmental screening for all children enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start programs, and for children in any Child Development program with a suspected disability.
  • Staff trainings and support in working with children with suspected and identified disabilities.
  • Consultations for parents regarding any concerns regarding their child’s development and/or Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or Individual Education Program (IEP)
  • Case Study meetings for infants and toddlers regarding child/family concerns.
  • Prescriptive Intervention Team meetings for preschool-aged children with suspected and identified disabilities.
  • Student Success Team meetings for preschool-aged children with suspected and identified disabilities.
  • Training opportunities for parents to learn about:
  • IFSP/IEP processes
  • How to work with your child at home
  • Typical child development in a variety of skills (cognitive, language, motor skills, behavior)
  • Transitioning your child to preschool and to kindergarten programs
  • Connection to community resources to support children, parents and families in understanding and addressing specific disabilities at home and school. 

 

Disabilities Services Office Business hours:

Monday-Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

School Psychologist Business hours vary depending on program need however are usually:

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact:

Child Development Program Disabilities Services Office

1460 E. Holt Ave., Suite 174

Pomona, CA 91767

Telephone: 909.397.4740 ext. 25683 or ext. 25638

Fax: 909.865-6289

Mental Health Services
 

Mental Health Services are available to children enrolled in Child Development-run Educational Services programs (Early Head Start, Cal-Safe/School Readiness Initiative, Head Start, State Preschool, Los Angeles Universal Preschool) and include but are not limited to:

  • Developmental screening for all children enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start programs, and for children in any Child Development program with a suspected disability.
  • Staff trainings and support in working with children with behavioral or other mental health concerns.
  • Consultations for parents regarding any concerns regarding their child’s development
  • Case Study meetings for infants and toddlers regarding child/family concerns.
  • Prescriptive Intervention Team meetings for preschool-aged children with behavioral or other mental health concerns
  • Student Success Team meetings for preschool-aged children with behavioral or other mental health concerns
  • Training opportunities for parents to learn about:
  • Domestic violence/child abuse
  • Discipline
  • How to work with your child at home
  • Typical child development in a variety of skills (cognitive, language, motor skills, behavior)
  • Other topics of parents’ interests or needs
  • Trainings for teen parents attending the Cal Safe program
  • Connection to community resources to support children, parents and families in understanding and addressing specific behavioral or other mental health concerns at home and school.
 
Mental Health Services Office Business hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

School Psychologist Business hours vary depending on program need however are ususally:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mental Health Consultant Business hours vary depending on program need however are usually:
Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 

Lili Florez, Mental Health Consultant

Mental Health for preschool programs
 

Marie Greene, School Psychologist

Mental Health for all programs/ages

Disabilities Services for infant/toddler programs

 

Contact:

Child Development Program Disabilities Services Office
1460 E. Holt Ave., Suite 174
Pomona, CA 91767
Telephone: 909.397.4740 ext. 25638 or ext. 25684
Fax: 909.865-6289
Provider Training
 
Goals

Provide information to help providers understand the child development process, to become an effective child care provider, to obtain a child care provider license, and to give technical support to child care providers.

Provider Training Classes
Provides interactive training on current issues and trends affecting child care practices.

Licensing Orientation Classes
Provides the first steps in the process to acquire a child care license from California's Community Care Licensing Department.

Child Development Classes
Provides training on child development theories, strategies, and practices to enhance the quality of child care.

Health & Safety Classes
Provides 16 hours of certified CPR, first aid, and preventive care practices.

*Child Care Referral Policy*

The Pomona Unified School District Resource and Referral Department (R&R) believes that parents are best able to evaluate and select the right child care for their children. We do not recommend any specific provider; we only provide the parent with a list of providers randomly selected from our computerized referral database. Parents are urged to visit any child care facility they may be considering and make their decision carefully.

We serve providers and parents in our area on a non-discriminatory basis, regardless of income, race, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. All information received is kept confidential.

*CUIDADO INFANTIL POLITICA DE REFERENCIAS*

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Pomona Del Departamento de Recursos y Referencias (R&R) cree que los padres son los mas indicados para evaluar y seleccionar el mejor cuidado infantil para sus niños. Nosotros no recomendamos a ningún proveedor; solo les proporcionamos a los padres una lista con los nombres de proveedores escogidos indiscriminadamente por la computadora. Se aconseja a los padres visitar cualquier facilidad que ellos estén considerando y hacer su decisión cuidadosamente.

Nosotros servimos proveedores y padres en nuestra área indiscriminadamente, sin importar su ingreso, raza, religión, origen, sexo, edad e incapacitación. Toda la información recibida es guardada confidencialmente.