Parent Resources

Searchable Child Care Databases

California Department of Social Services map database

The Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council

Children’s Home Society of California

Orange County Head Start, Inc.

Kid Builders Mobile App

Download the free “Kid Builders” Mobile App — a fun and free, activity-packed resource to help your children grow up healthy and ready to succeed in school and life.

Teach your baby how to stack blocks, look for opposites with your toddler and encourage your son or daughter to say “Thank You.”

These easy-to-do activities, right at your fingertips, can help your kids grow in six critical areas: body, health, mind, relationships, safety and words.

All activities are available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

The app is available now free of charge to both iPhone and Android users. It is also available online at

Download for iPhone | Download for Android

Play and Plan Journal 

Plan and Play Journal cover image

The Play and Plan Journal is a family tool for talking about COVID-19 with toddlers and older children. The journal is designed to help families answer questions around the pandemic and make sense of what is happening in the community. The journal also provides activities, information, and ways to manage the stress of the pandemic.

The journal is available in English and Spanish.

Play and Plan EspanolPlay and Plan Journal English

First 5 California

First 5 California offers a number of resources for parents, including Learning, Activity and Health Centers, educational videos, and more. Take a look at their site to learn more: