Monterey County Child Care Website

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Looking for Licensed Child Care? Don’t forget! The Monterey County Child Care website is the central point for up-to-date information for child care and education during the pandemic. Individuals can either call the Resource & Referral line (831) 757-0775 (available 24/7 …

COVID-19 Response & Recovery Coalition

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Weekly Digest Since early stages of the countywide COVID-19 precautions, a coalition of early childhood champions is working to provide coordinated support and solutions for emergency care, education, and wellbeing of young children. After close to two months of working …

2020 Mom Annual Forum

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Recap | February 12-13 The Monterey County Maternal Mental Health Task Force hosted the Maternal Mental Health Forum Webcast on February 12th and 13th. The webcast provided local providers, social workers, policymakers, and change-agents a chance to learn how we can all do more for …

Bright Spots in Our Community

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Recap from Bright Futures’ Annual Breakfast The Bright Futures’ cradle to career education partnership hosts a recognition event honoring Bright Spots in our community, where child and youth programs and schools are achieving results that outpace the State and the County. At this year’s event, …

Coming Together in New Ways

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

For many, this is a time when doing all we can to support our community means staying home and keeping our distance. For others — the essential workers that are taking care of our holistic needs like early childhood educators, health care …