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Tehama County Childcare Application

The Eligibility Wait List (EWL) is the wait list for the Tehama County Alternative Payment 

CCRE Subsidized Child Care Alternative Payment Program (0-13 years)

The Alternative Payment Program administered by the Child Care Referral and Education is a parental choice program that serves children ages 0-13 years for parents while they work, job search or are in training. Eligibility is determined according to need, the size of your family and gross monthly income. Families may choose from a variety of child care settings: child care centers, after school programs, licensed family child care homes, a friend, family member or a neighbor (license exempt).

Income Guidelines:

Family size







Monthly Gross Income










You can complete and submit the below application electronically.


Allow 2-4 weeks for your application to be processed.

If you have any questions contact Angelica @ (530) 529-3131.

A printable application can be submitted by fax to 530-529-6631, email: or turned in at 409 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080.