Do I Qualify?

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The San Diego County Centralized Eligibility List is available to parents that live in San Diego County. The San Diego County CEL is here to support those families in need of child care for children ages 0-13, or in special circumstances for children age 18 who have certain documented special needs such as, behavioral, physical or behavioral disability. The San Diego County Centralized Eligibility List provides information about subsidized child care programs, including licensed center based programs, programs at centers that are exempt from licensing, family child care home networks and Alternative Payment (voucher style) programs in the following areas:

Alpine       Borrego Springs     Carlsbad     Chula Vista     

Coronado     Del Mar     El Cajon     Encinitas     

Escondido     Fallbrook     Imperial Beach     Jamul 

      La Jolla     La Mesa     Lakeside     Lemon Grove 

    National City     Oceanside     Pine Valley     Poway    

Rainbow    Ramona     San Diego     San Marcos     San Ysidro 

    Santee    Solana Beach     Spring Valley     Warner Springs    

Valley Center     Vista

The first step to applying for subsidized child care is to determine if your family qualifies for services in this county or if you need to contact a CEL in a different county.

Based on the above information, do you live in San Diego County?​

YES             NO​​