Thank you for taking the time to visit our web site.
This site provides information for both
parents and providers. You can access our member list, view upcoming trainings,
check out other child care links, and getting more information on joining
Let me start by telling you just a little about the
great group of ladies that form this association.....
We are a nationally respected, professional non profit organization of family
home child care providers. We are child care providers living in Dublin,
Pleasanton, Livermore, keeping children in our home while their parents are
When you leave your child in a Family Child Care Home, your children are
treated like family. The groups are small and in turn, the children and
parents form close friendships. Your child will experience the next-best
thing to being home with mom or dad during the day. We want your child to feel
the warmth of a family unit.
Established and Founded in 1976, VFCCA is a professional association comprised
of licensed Child Care Providers who are dedicated to maintaining high standards of quality family child care programs. Valley Family child
care providers care for mixed age groups which allow children to remain with the
same provider for many years. Mixed age groups also mean siblings won't be
Having a consistent care giver, with no staff turnover or employee stress, allows your child to bond quickly with the provider and realize he can count on
her to help with any need. Children can thrive when cared for by a supportive, attentive adult who they trust and feel secure with.
~To promote quality care for children by supporting providers needs through
Community Resources, continuing education, provider networking.
~To offer professional development opportunities through monthly association
sponsored training and at our annual Family Child Care Association
~To collaborate with child care organizations, state and federal officials,
child care clients, government agencies and all others who will enhance
society’s understanding of quality early childhood care and professionalism
within Family Child Care.
~To serve as an advocate for providers, children, and families utilizing Family
Child Care services.
~To raise the level of professionalism of Family Child Care Providers.
~To acknowledge and protect cultural and ethnic diversity of providers and the
children entrusted to them.
To Provide education opportunities, support, networking, and fellowship
for fellow licensed family child care providers. Informed and educated members
provide a higher quality of child care.
How we can help Parents:
Good quality in-home child care has become an issue of great importance today
with so many mothers working outside the home. We hope this childcare site will
assist you by providing the information you need to help you choose the best
daycare environment for your child/children when you can’t be there.
Choosing the right child care for your infant, toddler, preschooler or ofter
school care is an important decision. The Valley Family Child
Care Provider's Association offers an array of wonderful providers each
offering a slightly efferent program ranging in hours, services offered and benefits
All Valley Family Child Care Association providers must be licensed by the
state. Standards in health and safety must be met, as well as required training
in child care topics. Federally funded nutrition programs are offered in most
homes which assure you that your child will be properly fed, aiding in their
1. We refer parents to licensed providers who are members of
provide an objective information listing service only.
2. No claims are made as to the suitability of any child care
whom referrals are made; these are referrals, NOT REFERENCES.
3. It is the parent's or guardian's responsibility to visit the
during her business hours, check out the home and children, interview the
provider, check out any references, and then determine if it is the place they
CHOOSE to leave their child. The parent's or guardian's also have the right to
request to see a Facility Report; this report is generated by the Dept. of
Social Services at the time of a home visit.
If you would like more information about our association, please call (925) 875-9994 or Email the current President Maria Gomez firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the board members