Dear Child Care Providers,

We are dedicated to supporting you – San Diego’s child care and early learning providers – as you continue to serve families who are working to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. As our community turns to essential service personnel in this crisis, these professionals rely on you so they can continue to work. We recognize the past few days have brought new guidelines and challenges to how you do your business, and we hope that connecting you to the following resources is helpful in this time.


Financial Assistance

The United Way Worker Assistance Initiative: Request assistance to help to pay utility bills or rent/mortgage. Applications are available in English and Spanish.

Learn more about the initiative HERE.


211 San Diego: 211 San Diego is the region’s trusted source for access to community, health, social, and disaster services. Dial 211 or visit and get access to financial resources through their online database.

Access 211's COVID-19 Financial, Income & Employment Resources


Resources for Child Care Businesses

The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Program has developed the Small Business Survival Resources to help navigate through COVID-19’s impact on our economy.

Download the SBDC COVID-19 Small Business Survival Guide


The Child Care Law Center put together this Questions and Answers page about the impact of the Coronavirus on family child care in California.

Access the Q&A webpage


San Diego Workforce Partnership: This page includes updates related to job seeker services.
•    Benefits for Workers matrix
•    Webinars for Workers Experiencing Work Stoppages, Layoffs or Furloughs
•    Unemployment Information

Access COVID-19 updates for workers webpage


Inclusion in this list is not an explicit endorsement of these resources; individuals seeking assistance are advised to conduct their own research and determine if the resources, services, or organizations are a good fit for their needs.

We are committed to keeping you informed of pertinent information from our public leaders by distributing periodic emails, and occasional phone calls. For the latest information, visit our CRS COVID-19 BLOG or text CRSNEWS to 59925 for text alerts.