Birney Head Start in Long Beach California

Address and phone number for Birney Head Start, a Daycare, at West Spring Street, Long Beach CA.

Birney Head Start
710 West Spring Street, Long Beach, California, 90806

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About the Birney Head Start

The Birney Head Start, located in Long Beach, CA, is a childcare facility that supervises and cares for children. Daycare services support parents and guardians by caring for children too young to be left alone, most often children too young to attend school or school-aged children that require before or after school care.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Long Beach home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Long Beach childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
  • Long Beach financial assistance programs
Daycare Policies

The Daycare follows California health and safety regulations, including requirements on the ratio between caregivers and children. In addition, the Daycare sets its own policies for enrollment, hours of operation, joining the waitlist, administering medication, and food allergy restrictions. Contact the Daycare for questions about specific policies or regulations.

California State Daycare Licensing

In order to operate in California, Daycare services must meet California state regulations and comply with licensing regulations. Licensed Daycares meet state requirements on staffing levels, the safety of the location, accessibility, and programming. The licensing requirements vary for childcare centers and in-home daycares, with different standards for the maximum number of children at the facility. The safety and design requirements also differ depending on the facility type. Daycares undergo periodic reviews to maintain their license, which include background checks of all staff members. In addition to state licensing, the Daycare may hold additional accreditations, such as NAEYC accreditation.

Early Learning Programs

The Daycare offers early learning programs designed to promote learning and growth for Long Beach children enrolled in the Daycare. These programs emphasize play-based learning, verbal communications, gross motor skills, curiosity, and social skills. For preschool-aged children, the Daycare learning programs focus on kindergarten readiness skills.

Long Beach Financial Assistance for Daycare

Long Beach residents may qualify for childcare financial assistance programs depending on their income, household size, and other factors. In California, federal programs including Head Start and Early Head Start provide childcare services for low-income families. California state also distributes federal child care subsidies, also known as vouchers or fee assistance, for low-income families. Contact the Birney Head Start for more information on financial assistance programs.

Contact the Birney Head Start

You may contact the Birney Head Start by calling 562-427-8512, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Birney Head Start, 710 West Spring Street, Long Beach, California, 90806.