EveryChild California Program Transition Support Resource Page

The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 and the enacted state budget for FY 2020-21, transitions responsibility of a number of ECE programs from the California Department of Education, Early Learning and Care Division to the California Department of Social Services, Child Care Development Division. This page is designed to help organize the flow of information around this transition and will be updated regularly. Please contact EveryChild California with any questions during this time.

CDE Management Bulletins (MB) and CDSS Child Care Bulletins (CCB)                   


CDSS Transition Support Resources

Program Requirement Resources
Program Transition Review
CA Department of Social Services California Department of Education
  • Stages 2 and 3 of the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Child Care Programs
  • General Child Care and Development Programs (CCTR)
  • Alternative payment programs (CAPP)
  • Migrant alternative payment programs (CMAP)
  • Migrant Child Care and Development Programs (CMIG)
  • Child Care and Development services for children with severe disabilities
  • Child Care and Development facilities capital outlay
  • The Early Learning and Care Workforce Development Grants Program
  • The California Head Start State Collaboration Office funded by collaboration grants
  • The Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Child Care Resource and Referral
  • Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils
  • The California Child Care Initiative Project
  • Other Child Care Quality Improvement Projects
  • The Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • The Child Development Management Information System and other related data systems as they pertain to the programs, services, and systems
  • California State Preschool Program, Full and Part-Day
  • Quality Counts California CSPP Block Grant that Provides Quality Rating and Improvement System Grants for CSPP
  • The Inclusive Early Education Expansion Program
  • The American Indian Early Childhood Education Program
  • After School Education and Safety Program
  • 21st Century Community Learning After School Programs
  • Transitional Kindergarten
  • Special Education Services for Young Children with Disabilities
  • Elementary and Secondary Education and other K-12 Investments
  • National School Lunch Program
  • School Breakfast Program
  • Special Milk Program
  • Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option
  • Food Distribution Program


EveryChild CA Resources