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Welcome Child Care Providers!
BANANAS seeks to foster a wide variety of child care options by helping launch new child care programs and supporting existing ones. We provide information on licensing, health and safety, curriculum, record keeping and more. We offer free referrals to child care programs, as well as first aid and child education classes in several languages. For more detailed information, please choose from the following:
Seeking referrals to your program?
If you have openings, please call us 510.658.7353 and we will refer interested parents free of charge.
Need help running a child care program?
Seeking a child care provider for your program?
Contact us by phone, fax or e-mail to have your job opening listed in our job announcement file.
Thinking about a career in child care?
Looking for a child care job?
Visit us for information on available child care positions. (No calls, please.) If you're looking for a job caring for children in someone's home, please attend our in-home caregiver orientation offered on the 1st Friday of every month at 10 am. (Bring two references with address and contact info.) Orientations are held in Spanish on the last Tuesday of the month at 2pm.
Looking for classes?
See Professional Growth Listings for provider workshops, classes and courses at local community colleges and other agencies. Also check our Calendar for BANANAS’ workshops which may be of interest to providers.
Contact Us for information on legislative, educational and consumer safety issues, or to subscribe to our newsletter. See our helpful links for additional information on local and national child advocacy groups.