Walnut Creek Daycare

Find Walnut Creek 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.


Alice's Montessori Learning Center - Walnut Creek 3158 Putnam Boulevard Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-947-0603


Bancroft Day Care Center 2200 Parish Drive Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-938-4063

Bancroft Pre-K 2200 Parish Drive Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-938-4063

Buena Vista Club 2372 Buena Vista Avenue Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-930-0272

Contra Costa Christian Preschool 2721 Larkey Lane Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-945-6863

Contra Costa Jewish Community Center 2071 Tice Valley Boulevard Walnut Creek CA 94595 925-938-7800

Contra Costa Jewish Community Center Nursery Sch 2071 Tice Valley Boulevard Walnut Creek CA 94595 925-938-7800

Creek, A Middle School Youth Center, The 2775 Cedro Lane Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-934-3324

First Baptist Preschool 2336 Buena Vista Avenue Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-935-1587

Gan B'Nai Shalom At Congregation B'Nai Shalom 74 Eckley Lane Walnut Creek CA 94596 925-933-7633

Garden Gate Montessori School 63 Sandy Lane Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-943-7484

Grace Cooperative Pre-School 2100 Tice Valley Boulevard Walnut Creek CA 94595 925-935-2100

Indian Valley Kids Only Club 551 Marshall Drive Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-943-7957

Kid Time 1547 Geary Road Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-930-6550

Kids Into Speaking Spanish 2780 Camino Diablo Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-952-9903

Kindercare Learning Center 2875 Mitchell Drive Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-935-5562

Kindercare Learning Center 2521 Walnut Boulevard Walnut Creek CA 94596 925-935-3276

Kindercare Learning Center 2850 Cherry Lane Walnut Creek CA 94597 925-943-6777

Kindercare Learning Center 2875 Mitchell Drive Walnut Creek CA 94598 925-935-5562

Little Genius Academy 2151 Olympic Boulevard Walnut Creek CA 94595 925-947-2952

About Walnut Creek Daycares

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

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

Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Walnut Creek, 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.