The primary mission of the Child Care Planning Council is to promote quality early care and education while meeting the needs of children and families in Yuba and Sutter counties through partnerships and collaborations with the community.

Our Vision is accessible, affordable, quality early care and education for all children in Yuba and Sutter counties.

We serve as a forum to address child care needs of all families in the community for all types of child care, both subsidized and unsubsidized. Our responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct an assessment of child care needs every five years as funding permits

  • Prepare local comprehensive countywide child care plans to address identified needs

  • Identify local funding priority areas for child care services

  • Conduct local forums

  • Foster local partnerships in the community