Child Care

Children's Service Unit - Resource & Referral

1 (800) 442-4927 (M-F 8-5)
2300 Market Street
Riverside, CA 92501

This state agency will provide resource & referral information about parenting classes, support groups, etc. The will also provide referrals to licensed childcare homes/centers.

Family Service Children Association

21250 Box Springs Road
Moreno Valley, CA 92557
(951) 779-9623

FSA Child Development Services offer a variety of programs for children and their families. Childcare is available for children from infancy through 3 years of age (subsidized state program). The hours are 6 am – 7 pm Monday – Friday. Fees are based on a sliding scale. Private Pay Childcare Program is available for low-income families. Flat fee of $200/week for children from infancy through 3 years of age. Program will begin mid-September 2006. The hours are 6 am-7 pm Monday –Friday.

KinderCare Learning Center

610 E Nuevo Rd
Perris, CA 92571
(951) 943-6476

Childcare is available for children from infancy through Kindergarten.

Mead Valley Child Development Center - Family Services Association

21091 Rider St.
Perris, CA 92570
(951) 657-2889

Childcare is available for children 3 months through 5 years of age. For infants, childcare is free for parents of low income who are working or going to school with length of day based on parents' work/school schedule. For 3 to 5 year olds in income-eligible families, there is a free preschool regardless of whether parent is working or going to school but length of day is 3 ½ hours. The child may be enrolled in the morning or afternoon class. State preschool is also offered for families who qualify. Hours are 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:00 p.m.

Riverside County Office of Education - Children's Services

#1 Resource and Referral (951) 826-6626 - This office will assist parents in finding childcare. Se habla español.

#2 Subsidized Child Care 1 (888) 296-5437 - This office will assist eligible parents in paying for childcare. Se habla español.

Carolyn E. Wylie Center for Children,Youth, and Family

(951) 680-1247
Tamara Long, Director
4011 14th St. (at Grant Elementary School)
Riverside, CA 92501

Childcare available year 'round from 7am - 6pm. Children may be served from infancy through their elementary years. Fees are based on the child's age. Call for additional information.

YMCA Child Care - (951) 689-9622 (Riverside Center & Main Office)

(951) 677-9622
(Temecula) (951) 685-5241 (Jurupa)
(951)736-9622 (Corona)

For children aged 2 ½ - 13 years old. Some scholarships are provided. This agency serves, among others, those involved in DPSS, RCOE, and GAIN programs.

YWCA Child Care

8172 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 687-9922 or

There is a preschool for 3 - 5 year-olds at this location. The hours are from 7am - 6 pm Monday - Friday. Fees vary so telephone for information.