Bakersfield College operates seven child development centers that are funded by the California State Department of Education. The services provided through these centers include care for infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. An inclusion program for young children with special needs is also provided.
The centers are licensed through the Department of Social Services. All teachers are professionally trained in the field of early childhood education, and are certificated through the Department of Education.
Placement in the program is made according to state priorities and date of application. The program is designed for income eligible families who are in training full time, working full time, or training part-time and working part-time.
In addition to the state funded program, Bakersfield College offers child care services for children ages 3 mos. to 2 years of age on a fee paying basis.
Anyone wishing to apply for child care services must file an application with the Child Care Registrar in the Family and Consumer Education Department Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information regarding our services you may call 395-4369.FACE Homepage