San Diego City College Child Care AssistanceSan Diego City College is a public community college located in downtown San Diego, CA.

The college, which is part of the San Diego Community College District, offers 250 majors and certificate programs to more than 17,000 students each semester. The 60-acre campus is adjacent to Balboa Park, the I-5 freeway, and San Diego High School.

Students can earn an Associate of Science in Child Development or an Associate of Arts in Elementary Teacher Education, which is transferable to a four-year university.  San Diego City College meets California Child Development Permit Licensing Requirements for infant/toddler, preschool, and school-age programs.

If you are located in the downtown, San Diego area, or are a student or faculty member at San Diego City College, the college offers an on-campus child development center.

Child Care Assistance for Full-time Students, Teachers, and Employees

The San Diego City College Child Development Center is located in a park-like setting at 16th and B streets featuring outdoor and indoor classrooms. The program provides infants and toddlers ages 6-36 months with an interesting, challenging and trustworthy environment. The preschool program is a balance of structured and unstructured activities serving children 2.5 – 5 years old.

Child Care Assistance for Students

Students who have applied for and are approved to participate in EOPS may qualify for educational grants through the Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE), administered by the State of California to assist single parents attending college. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years of age, single, the head of household, and a current recipient of TANF/CalWORKs for yourself and/or your children.

Additional Resources

San Diego Child Development Services (SCDS)

San Diego Community College District Child Development Center Family Handbook (PDF)

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)