State Child Development Programs


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California State Preschool Program (CSPP)

  • Comprehensive school readiness program for 3-5 year olds
  • Income must fall below 75% of the State median income
  • Free half day service available to all qualifying families
  • Full day available to eligible families at most locations
  • Parents/Guardians must have “need” for full days services
  • Working, attending school, seeking work, homeless, child at risk or incapacity of parent
  • Fees determined by income and family size