Business Policies and Human Resources

Santa Cruz County Workforce Development – COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Workers

In Uncertain Times: 6 Actions Business Owners Can Take

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Employment Development Department (EDD) Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) websites

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Employment Development Department (EDD) – Work Sharing Program

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California Department of Social Services – Community Care Licensing

Child care providers can access up to date information on statewide waivers and other important information about licensing requirements due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and changes in child care regulations.  For more information, visit the CCLD website.

Statewide Waivers for Licensing Requirements Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and Prevention, Containment, and Mitigation Measures. PIN 20-04-CCP.

California Department of Education-Early Learning and Care Division

Management Bulletin 20-04 provides guidance to state subsidized early learning and care programs about update apportionment, attendance, and reporting requirements after the enactment of Senate Bill 117.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Aptos

SBDC has child care business advisors available to help with Small Business Development Center  Disaster Loan Assistance/Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications. This is a low interest federal disaster loan for working capital for CA small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVOD-19).

SBDC is also available to assist child care providers to access funding through their business liability insurance policy, if it includes a loss of business clause. To apply child care providers will need up to date bookkeeping and tax records. Relief is dependent upon the income their business annually earns.

Assistance searching for loans available through financial institutions and Human Resource policies and procedures.

Child care providers can sign up to receive assistance by filling out an assistance application online to receive one on one business consulting, business planning and financial training.

For more information contact the SBDC at 831-479-6136 or visit their website. All services are available in English.

El Pajaro Community Development Corporation (El Pajaro CDC), Watsonville

El Pajaro CDC advisors are available to assist child care providers economically impacted by the Coronavirus, apply for the Small Business Association Disaster Loan or Economic Injury Disaster Loans. This is a low interest federal disaster loan for working capital for CA small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVOD-19).

El Pajaro CDC is also available to assist child care providers to access funding through their business liability insurance policy, if it includes a loss of business clause. To apply child care providers will need up to date bookkeeping and tax records. Relief is dependent upon the income their business annually earns.

For more information contact El Pajaro CDC at: 831-722-1224 or visit their website. All services are available in English and Spanish.

Child Care Law Center

The Child Care Law Center offers support for child care providers on every aspect of running a small or large child care business. They offer resources for providers, parents, city planners and landlords.

The Child Care Law Center has a helpful document for family child care providers: Questions and Answers About the Impact of the Coronavirus on Family Child Care in California, along with other helpful updates.

For more information contact the CCLC at 213-385-2977 or visit their website.