Provider Resources

CDA has compiled resources to assist you in running your child care business.

Provider Invoicing Guide 2020

It’s a great way to help you make sure your reimbursements are accurate and on schedule.

Alternative Payment Program Guidelines Addendum

Review updates (effective 7/1/19) to the Program Guidelines.

Alternative Payment Program Guidelines

Read our official program guidelines.

CDA Provider Referral Program

CDA is happy to announce the launch of our Provider Referral Program!

As this is a new service for families, CDA needs to build the referral list and requests your participation. To get started, click the button below:

Provider Referral Sign Up

YMCA Resource and Referral Agency

The YMCA Resource and Referral Agency works to support families in their search for child care providers across San Diego. As a licensed provider participating in the Alternative Payment Program, you are required to have your current rate sheet and any applicable discounts, or scholarship policies on file with them so they can easily refer any parent who needs a provider.

3333 Camino del Rio South, #400
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: 1-800-481-2151
Email: [email protected]

Community Care Licensing

Child Care Licensing (CCL) licenses and monitors Family Child Care Homes and Child Care Centers to make sure they provide safe and healthy environments for children in their care.

744 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (619) 767-2200

Regional Manager, Shelley High
7575 Metropolitan Drive, Suite 110, MS 29-20
San Diego, CA 92108-4421
(619) 767-2200 | FAX (619) 767-2203
Counties: San Diego & Imperial


A license-exempt non-relative needs to get background clearance to participate in the AP program. Use our designated service TrustLine to register and receive clearance (requirement waived for providers who are grandparents, aunts and uncles of the children receiving child care).

Call 1-800-315-4507 to schedule an appointment, no walk-ins are available.

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