Irvine Child Care Project


Irvine Child Care Project Seeks Licensed Nonprofit Child Care Providers

Provider to support child care program at Cadence Park School.

IRVINE, Calif.: The Irvine Child Care Project, a joint power authority between the City of Irvine and Irvine Unified School District, is requesting proposals from licensed nonprofit child care providers interested in operating a child care program at Cadence Park School beginning Aug. 23, 2018.

The selected provider will operate a program providing child care services for children from kindergarten through sixth grade, utilizing leased space from the Irvine Child Care Project. The program would serve between 80 and 135 children daily (anticipated maximum licensed capacity of 120).

Please see Application and related documents below:

Introductory Letter Cadence Park Elementary School Provider Selection
SAMPLE Irvine Child Care Project Agreement for Use of Portables
ICCP Application for Operation of Child Care Facilities
ICCP Annual Program Budget Form
ICCP Staffing Matrix

For more information, contact Child Care Coordination Supervisor and Irvine Child Care Project Administrator Traci Stubbler at 949-724-6635.

Completed applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, to: Irvine Child Care Project, Child Resource Center, 14341 Yale Ave., Irvine, CA  92604-1901.

Directory of Irvine Child Care Project Programs

Established in 1984, Irvine Child Care Project is a Joint Powers Agreement between the Irvine Unified School District and the City of Irvine, overseen by the Irvine Child Care Project Board of Directors. It is a unique partnership in which the City of Irvine and the Irvine Unified School District collaborate to accommodate more affordable and quality child care in the city.

View more information on the Board and its meeting schedule here.

To view the annual audit, please click here.



The mission of the Irvine Child Care Project is to provide quality, affordable, school-age child care through community-based, non-profit organizations located on elementary school sites for children who reside in Irvine or are enrolled in the Irvine Unified School District.

Irvine Child Care Project leases facilities on all Irvine Unified School District elementary school campuses to non-profit agencies operating licensed before and after-school child care (grades K-6), and serves approximately 2,000 children.

One Civic Center Plaza
P.O. Box 19575
Irvine, CA 92623-9575

Program Quality

The Irvine Child Care Project offers:

  • High quality, state licensed programs
  • Dedicated child development staff
  • Nurturing environments
  • Well-rounded curriculum and activities
  • Academic support
  • Year-round programs

Irvine Child Care Project sites participate in comprehensive program reviews conducted by a volunteer advisory group, the Program Assessment and Review Committee. Rigorous assessments of program quality using criteria that exceed State Licensing standards (including health and safety, planning and documentation of learning, staff/child interactions, collaboration with school staff, and collaboration with families are conducted each year.

Financial Assistance

The Irvine Child Care Project provides scholarships to income-eligible families based on funds available. Scholarship funds are provided by Irvine Children's Fund and California Department of Education.  
Scholarship application and policies
Please contact us at 949-724-6632.

Additional funding sources