STAGE 2:
PRE-DEVELOPMENT

Project Design

Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) — U.S. Department of Justice ​

Resource Guide ​ — Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 

Early Learning Facilities Design Criteria — Kathy Tama

Child Care Handbook — BRIDGE Housing, LIIF

Spaces for Children — Louis Torelli

Leisure and Learning Group — White Hutchinson

Resource Guide ​ — Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 

Resource Guide ​ — Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 

Resource Guide ​ — Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 

Playground Report Card ​— National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS)

Leisure and Learning Group — White Hutchinson

Inspection Checklist ​— Child Care Fund

Child Care Handbook — BRIDGE Housing, LIIF

Linking Child Care and Housing Developments — National Economic Development and Law Center

Transit Oriented Developments— Local Investment in Child Care (LINCC) 

Site Selection

Build Up for San Mateo County’s Children offers site assessment and evaluation services.

Requirements:

Developing Early Childhood Facilities​ — Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 

Preparing Facilities for Child Care — Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)

Child Care Center Resources ​— Child Care Aware of America

5 Star Child Care Facilities Program — State of Indiana

Child Care Facility Site Selection — Building Child Care in California

Guide for Finding a Child Care Center Site — Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)

Redwood City Child Care Coordinator — Kristen Anderson

Found Spaces and Equipment for Children’s Centers — Education Facilities Laboratories Inc, NY NY

Child Care Center Resources — Child Care Aware of America

Site Approval

Fire Department ​— Foster City, San Mateo, Belmont

Responding to Child Care Facilities — Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF)

Child Care Coordinating Council (4Cs) ​— San Mateo County

San Mateo County  ​— Cities and County of San Mateo 

PENDING: Information regarding Building Code

Requirements & Regulations — State Preschool Facilities Reference Guide  ​

Child Care Handbook — BRIDGE Housing, LIIF

Community Care Licensing Division — CA Department of Social Services

Licensing Application Materials:

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