Emergency Child Care in San Mateo County

The Child Care Coordinating Council (4Cs) of San Mateo County is coordinating countywide efforts to support families with young children and early care and education providers. Their website provides a list of available sites providing emergency child care for essential workers, as well as other resources to support families and child care providers.

State Preschool Programs

The following organizations have contracts with the San Mateo County Office of Education to provide State Preschool Programs. Please contact the organizations directly to learn about availability and to enroll your child.

All Five
(Full Day)
1391 Chilco Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 394-7328

Bayshore School District
(Part Day)
Bayshore School Preschool
155 Oriente Street
Daly City, CA 94014
(415) 467-5443

Cabrillo Unified School District
(Part Day)
Los Listos Preschool
498 Kelly Avenue
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 726-3652

City of Pacifica
(Part Day and Full Day)
170 Santa Maria Avenue
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 738-7388

Footsteps Child Care, Inc.
(Part Day and Full Day)
Ciprani After School Care
2525 Buena Vista Avenue
Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 670-0568

Hugs Hangout
(Part Day and Full Day)
2500 Cottonwood Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 465-7529

Izzi Early Education (IHSD)
Head Start and Early Head Start Programs
Preschool and Infant/Toddler Care
(Full Day)
155 Bovet Road, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 578-3440

La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District
(Part Day)
360 Butano Cutoff
P.O. Box 189
Pescadero, CA 94060
(650) 747-0051

Millbrae Nursery School
Preschool and Infant/Toddler Care
(Part Day and Full Day)
86 Center Street
Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 589-3028

San Bruno Park Elementary School District
State Preschools
(Part Day and Full Day)
450 Third Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 624-3158

San Carlos School District
(Part Day)
Arundel Early Learning Center
200 Arundel Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 508-7311

South San Francisco Unified School District
(Part Day)
SSFUSD Children's Center
530 Tamarack Lane
So. San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 827-8400

The Primary School - East Palo Alto
(Full Day)
2086 Clarke Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 416-6916

Subsidized Child Care Programs

For a complete list of subsidized child care programs in San Mateo County, refer to this list provided by the 4Cs of San Mateo.

Sheryl Chan

Manager, California State Preschool Program

Email: schan@smcoe.org

Phone: (650) 802-5616

Victoria Coverson-Baxter

Project Specialist, California State Preschool Program

Email: vcbaxter@smcoe.org

Phone: (650) 802-5628

Guadalupe Rivas Jer

Project Specialist, California State Preschool Program

Email: grivasjer@smcoe.org

Phone: (650) 802-5405