Alameda Daycare

Find Alameda California daycares and preschools. Daycares provide information on licensed infant and child care assistance, 24 hour and weekend day care centers, montessori, private, and public facilities.


AUSD- Woodstock Child Development Center 190 Singleton Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-748-4001


Abc Preschool 1525 Bay Street Alameda CA 94501 510-521-6488

Alameda Head Start - Angela Aguilar Center 1901 3rd Street Alameda CA 94501 510-865-4500

Alameda Head Start - Longfellow Center 500 Pacific Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-784-4008

Alameda Head Start - Rosalie Sterling Center 1700 Santa Clara Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-865-4862

Alameda Head Start - Sue Matheson Center 670 West Midway Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-521-3443

Alameda Head Start - Washington 825 Taylor Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-748-4007

Alameda Island Kids At Bay Farm School 200 Aughinbaugh Way Alameda CA 94502 510-769-7426

Alameda Island Kids At Earhart School 400 Packet Landing Road Alameda CA 94502 510-769-8545

Alameda Island Kids At Edison School 2700 Buena Vista Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-769-1975

Alameda Island Kids At Franklin School 1433 San Antonio Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-521-0121

Alameda Island Kids At Lum School 1801 Sandcreek Way Alameda CA 94501 510-522-4729

Alameda Island Kids At Otis School 3010 Fillmore Street Alameda CA 94501 510-523-6510

Bayside Montessori Association 1517 Willow Street Alameda CA 94501 510-865-6255

Child Unique Mont School 2212 Pacific Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-521-1030

Child Unique Montessori School, The 2226 Encinal Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-521-9227

College Of Alameda Children's Center 555 Atlantic Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-748-2381

Fuzzy Caterpillar 1510 Encinal Avenue Alameda CA 94501 510-769-1724

Garner Preschool Learning Center 2275 North Loop Road Alameda CA 94502 510-769-5437

Garner Preschool Learning Center 2275 North Loop Road Alameda CA 94502 510-769-5437

About Alameda Daycares

Alameda Daycare is a service that supervises and cares for children too young to be left alone during periods when parents or guardians are unavailable, due to work or other commitments in Alameda, CA. Daycare services are typically used for children too young to attend school or preschool, or for school-aged children that need supervision immediately before or after school hours.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Alameda home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Alameda childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Alameda, California come in a variety of forms, including Daycare Centers operated by private businesses, non-profit and religious organizations, and government agencies, as well as Home Daycares run by individuals. While Daycare usually refers to the supervision and care of children, somewhat comparable services for elderly or disabled adults also exist, which are usually referred to as Alameda Adult Daycares.

California Licensed Daycare

All Daycare services are regulated extensively by California State agencies. The regulation and licensing of Daycare services usually falls within the California Human Services Department or the Office of Early Childhood. Regulations concerning Alameda Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Alameda background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Alameda Daycare Centers

Daycare Centers are operations that provide daycare in a setting other than a private home. They are typically larger and provide a classroom-style format that groups children by age. Most Alameda Daycare Centers offer structured programming, and many are accredited as providers of early learning programs. California State regulations determine how many adult staff members are required per child, based on the children's age. Infants typically require at least one adult for every three infants. The ratio of children to adults increases with the children's age to a maximum of approximately ten children per adult staff members, though this varies by state. Daycare Centers are usually owned and operated by Alameda private businesses, non-profit organizations, or religious organizations. Government involvement in Daycare is usually limited to subsidizing Daycare costs for low-income families, though there are some examples of government owned and operated Daycare Centers in Alameda.

Alameda Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Alameda, California. The licensing requirements and regulations for Home Daycares differ somewhat from Daycare Centers. In addition to adult to children ratios, CA law imposes a total maximum number of children that can be cared for in a single home. Safety and design requirements also differ from Daycare Centers.