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Child Care

Paying for Child Care

The Alternative Payment program offers child care subsidies to families who qualify for child care services based on income and need.

Cost of Child Care

A chart of the average full-time weekly rates for child care by Zip Code.

Centralized Eligibility List

If the applying adult in the family has never been on aid, or was on aid more than 24 months ago, has a need for child care services, and meets the income requirements, contact the San Diego County Centralized Eligibility List (CEL) at 1-800-521-0560 or visit www.childcaresandiego.com.