The Paid Family Leave insurance program provides up to six weeks of benefits for parents to bond with a new child.
The California Child Care Resource & Referral Network has agencies in every county in California that provide free information on choosing child care, referrals to child care centers, and information on how to pay for child care.
TrustLine is a database where parents can find nannies and babysitters who have cleared criminal background checks in California. As the only authorized screening program of in-home caregivers in the state with access to fingerprint records at the California Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, it is endorsed by the California Academy of Pediatrics. It is administered by the California Department of Social Services and the nonprofit California Child Care Resource and Referral Network.