Every Home Based Child Care Professional!

At APCCA, we believe in nurturing the future, one child at a time. We are a dedicated nonprofit membership organization that serves home-based Child Care professionals across the Bay Area. Join us, and let's make a difference together.

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About us

Our mission: To empower home-based childcare professionals through support, resources, and advocacy, ensuring high-quality care for children throughout the Bay Area, CA.

Our vision: A world where every child receives the care, education, and support they need to grow to their full potential, facilitated by a community of empowered and respected home childcare professionals.
APCCA members in the Bay Area
Children being served though our community

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

At Alameda Professional Child Care Association (APCCA), we are committed to fostering a community that embraces diversity, seeks equity, and promotes inclusion across all aspects of our organization. We believe that a diverse membership enriches our association, enhances our perspectives, and strengthens our impact on child care.
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Why Join APCCA?

Whether you're a seasoned home-based childcare provider or are looking to take the first step into the industry, APCCA offers the resources, support, and community you need to thrive. APCCA is your partner in growth, offering:

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Continuing Education: Stay ahead with accredited courses and workshops.
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Discounts on Insurance, CPR health & safety trainings
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Leadership Development: Grow your leadership skills and take your career to the next level.

Join Our Community!

Becoming a member of APCCA means more than just being part of an association; it means being part of a movement towards better childcare.
Our members benefit from:

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Networking Opportunities

Connect with like-minded professionals, share experiences, and grow your network.

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Professional Development

Access to workshops, webinars, and training sessions designed to enhance your skills and knowledge.

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Comprehensive resources to support your day-to-day operations and long-term career goals.

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A united voice in advocating for policies and practices that benefit child are professionals and the families they serve.

Frequently Asked Questions

What benefits do I get from joining APCCA?

As a member of APCCA, you gain access to a wide range of benefits including professional development opportunities, networking events, resource materials, advocacy support, and exclusive member discounts on workshops and certifications. Our goal is to support your growth and success in the child care field.

How can I become a member of APCCA?

Becoming a member is easy! Simply visit our membership page, choose the membership tier that best suits your professional stage—Professional, Associate, or Student—and complete the online application form. Membership dues vary by tier and provide immediate access to all APCCA resources and events.

Are there any requirements to join APCCA?

APCCA welcomes all Child Care licensed providers or assistant to a licensed provider who is also a member of APCCA.

How does APCCA advocate for child care professionals?

APCCA actively works to represent the interests of child care professionals at both local and regional levels. We engage in advocacy efforts to influence policy, promote sustainable funding, and ensure high standards of care. Our members are also invited to participate in advocacy initiatives to help shape the future of our industry.

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