Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council

​The Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council is established to fulfill the mandates established by California Education Code section 8449.5: to conduct an assessment of child care ne​eds in the county once every five years.  This Needs Assessment Report describes the overall need for child care spaces for children ages birth through twelve in Orange County.  
 
The Council's Child Care Strategic Plan establishes goals address the county's comprehensive child care needs. Current work of the Council includes:
  • Strategic planning and evaluation
  • Workforce development
  • Inclusion of children with special needs

Council members are appointed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Superintendent of Schools.

For more information about the Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council, please visit their website at:

http://occhildcarecouncil.org

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Program Contacts

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Sheila Arnold, Coordinator  (714) 327-1080

Susan Shepardson, Program Specialist  (714) 966-4139

Lisa Edwards, Administrative Assistant III  (714) 966-4386​

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