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California Department of Social Services (DSS), California Department of Education (CDE) & CalHR Childcare Poviders Labor Relations 

Topics on this page (click to be directed): (Updated March 21, 2023)

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Child Care Bulletins (DSS), Past Management Bulletins (CDE) and Information

For an archived listing of all Management Bulletins, please visit the CDE website.


Upcoming DSS/CDE Webinars and Handouts


2022 - 23 Funding Terms and Conditions 




Provider Information Notices (PINs)
Child Care Licensing Program (CCP)

Provider Information Notices (PINS)






2023 CCP

    • PIN 23-05-CCP - Notice of Superseded PINs Related to COVID-19
    • PIN 23-04-CCP - End of State of Emergency Related to COVID-19 and Expiration of COVID-19 Waivers
    • PIN 23-03-CCP - Guardian Webinar for Child Care Program Licensees, Providers, and TrustLine Agencies
    • PIN 23-02-CCP - Live Virtual Orientation for Family Child Care Homes
    • PIN 23-01-CCP - Announcing Regional Office Changes in the Child Care Licensing Program (CCLP)
  • 2023 CCLD

    • PIN 23-05-CCLD - Criminal Background Clearance Transfers - Updated Guidance
    • PIN 23-04-CCLD - (Supersedes PIN 20-13-ASC, PIN 20-15-ASC, PIN 20-22-ASC, PIN 20-32-ASC and PIN 21-34-ASC) End Of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) State Of Emergency: Resuming Regular Reporting Requirements
    • PIN 23-03-CCLD - End Of State Of Emergency Related To Monkeypox (MPOX)
    • Translations: Español |
    • PIN 23-02-CCLD - Governor's Proclamation Of A State Of Emergency To Address Severe Winter Storms
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