QSRC Provider Spotlight

Stipends for Quality Start Riverside County Early Child Educators One of the most important ways to ensure quality learning for young children is to support educators’ professional development. Childcare salary retention incentive programs are available to all QSRC childcare providers with stipends to help them continue their education. This past year, 27 educators participated in…

QSRC Participant Spotlight: FSA

Investing in Technology to Support Growth & Reflection Judy Wood, Family Services Association (FSA) Director, was elated when her Quality Start Riverside County (QSRC) participating programs were awarded a 4 Star Rating, demonstrating the organization’s commitment to providing high-quality care to the 1,500, mostly low-income, students they serve. This accomplishment also meant that FSA qualified…

What is a Resource & Referral Agency?

R&R agencies provide services to families and child care providers. These agencies have been funded by California Department of Education (CDE) since 1976. Across the state, R&R agencies: Provide information to families regarding quality child care and other community resources. Maintain comprehensive databases of child care providers in their communities, including licensed family child care…