On-Campus Childcare

Early Education Services (EES)

EES's centers are located in the Family Student Housing complex and includes infant care, preschool, and after school care. Please note that this service is only available to enrolled UCSC undergraduate and graduate students' children. International scholars are unfortunately not eligible.

Off-Campus Childcare

Child Development Resrouce Center (CDRC)

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education’s (SCCOE) listing of licensed childcare providers in the community can be requested from this web site. The site also has links to other childcare and community resources.

California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

This statewide resource supports parents, providers, and communities in finding and accessing childcare. For families living outside Santa Cruz County, the website also has a searchable database of childcare providers across the state.

First 5 California

First 5 California provides early childhood development resources for parents of children who are prenatal to 5 years old.