Tehama County Childcare Application

The Eligibility Wait List (EWL) is the wait list for the Tehama County Alternative Payment and Tehama Co. Department of Education programs.

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:

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Tehama County Department of Education FCCHEN (0-5 yrs)

The Family Child Care Home Education Network is designed to provide full or partial payment for child care for an eligible family. In order to be eligible, the child must be under 5 years old. Enrollment is based on eligibility and need as openings occur. Priority for enrollment is defined by the State Department of Education. Parents must choose one of the approved and participating licensed family child care homes.

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: amhernandez@shastacoe.org or turned in at 409 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080.