Need child care financial assistance? Complete the  Child Care Eligibility Application
¿ Necesita asistencia financiera para cuidado de niños? LLene la Solicitud de Elegibilidad Para aplicar en español seleccione Inglés en la parte superior derecha y cambie a español.

My Child Care Plan is now live! (MCCP) is a search and support website designed to help California’s families find the child care they need. SNCS has been using MCCP to help families find child care, now it is available state wide!

Family Portal
New Families click here
Existing Families log in here
Contact your Family Support Specialist (FSS) for more information.

Raising Human(e) Beings
Positive Parenting
Video Series W/Julie Kurtz
March 20th-June 1st
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Village In Motion
Music playgroup at SNCS
Weds. 9am May 3rd-June 7th
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Kids Cooking Class
1st Class Weds. May 10th
Ages 5-7 11am-12pm
2nd Class Ages 7-10 4-5pm
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Sierra County Playgroups
Wiggles & Giggles
Mini's Meet Up

Food Access
Click here for calendar with dates

QCC Participating ProvidersQuality Counts CA

COVID-19 Vaccine Info

Playspace-Lending Library Availability Calendar


How to Become a Child Care Provider

PPE for Providers

Addressing Challenging Behaviors
through powerful connections with nature Tues June 22nd 2023 6-8pm
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Creating A Child Centered Environment
With Lisa Murphey
Tues June 13, 2023 6-9pm
Live Virtual Click here for flyer

ECE Leadership
Jun. 4th, Part 1
Supervisors 9am-12pm
Jun 4th,Part 2
Providers 10:30am-12pm
Live-Virtual Click here for flyer

Raising Human(e) Beings
Positive Parenting
Video Series W/Julie Kurtz
March 20th-June 1st
Click here for flyer

SNCS- Grass Valley
Sat. June 3rd, 2023
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Preventive Health & Safety
Live-Virtual 9am-1pm
June 28th & 29th 2023
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Mandated Reporter
Live Virtually with Nevada County Child Welfare
May 31, 6-8pm
Click here for flyer

CDE ELCD Free e-book
The Powerful Role of Play in Early Education is an essential guide to raising children with play-based education.
Click here to download

Mandated Reporter
Online Training

New providers need to take General & Child Care Modules
Click Here for Training

Quality Counts CA

Sierra Nevada Children's Services (SNCS) enriches the community by supporting quality child care and empowering families to aspire to lifelong success.

SNCS is a private, nonprofit child care resource and referral agency that has served families, early childhood professionals, and the community since 1978.

SNCS utilizes state funding resources and community partnerships to actively support whole family growth and individualized personal development. As an agency dedicated to working with children and families, we thrive on our ability to provide quality assistance, compassion, and respect to everyone we assist.

Are you a parent in need of child care, a child care provider seeking to start a business or improve program quality, or a family looking for child development information? If so, our website has the information you need and much more.