For Providers

4Cs offers current and potential child care providers and other community members in San Mateo County an array of information, consultation, and training services in the areas of child care and development and early childhood education. Our staff works to connect providers with training, workshops, membership associations,insurance, resources on how to start their child care business, how to improve your facility and the referral process. Please visit our provider pages for more information or call our ECE Specialist at (650) 517-1440

Provider Referral Database Our provider referral database is comprised of licensed family child care, center-based care, and license-exempt centers, and is a trusted source for many families seeking child care referrals in San Mateo County. If you wish to be added to our referral database, please contact (650)517-1426


NEW! Online Provider Services (OPS) Portal

Allows child care providers 24-hour access to update program information in our referral database.

Click here to see the Online Provider Services Guide with step-by-step instructions on how to update your profile online through the Online Provider Services portal