Arroyo Grande Daycare

Find Arroyo Grande 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.


Arroyo Grande Montessori School 216 Oak Street Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-2979


Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center 275 North Halcyon Road Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-481-2223

Branch Elementary School 970 School Road Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-5476

Child's Smile Day Care 781 Paul Place Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-481-4814

Harloe Elementary School 901 Fair Oaks Avenue Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-5476

Kid's Club 1488 East Grand Avenue Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-1566

Kid's Club 1488 East Grand Avenue Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-1566

Little Oaks Pre-School 900 North Oak Park Boulevard Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-489-0600

Oceanview Elementary School 1208 Linda Drive Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-4117

Pacific Coast Christian Preschool 207 Pilgrim Way Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-474-1074

Peace Christian Preschool 244 North Oak Park Boulevard Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-489-9644

St Patrick's Mercy Preschool 900 West Branch Street Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-473-2517

Valley View Children's Center 240 Vernon Street Arroyo Grande CA 93420 805-481-7534

About Arroyo Grande Daycares

Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande, 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:
  • Arroyo Grande home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Arroyo Grande childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Arroyo Grande, 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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Arroyo Grande background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande.

Arroyo Grande Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Arroyo Grande, 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.