• Matt Esnayra

City of Long Beach to Offer In-Home Child Care

The City of Long Beach's WorkLB Childcare Program will offer free in-home child care to residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced.


Working-class families would be able to schedule online up to 40 hours of free childcare services seven days a week, 24 hours a day, based on a family's care needs, including support for children with disabilities and special needs.

  • Childcare providers must undergo background checks and COVID-19 health screenings and prevention instruction.

  • For families without internet access at home, the city announced Skills4Care (S4C), a non-profit organization, will provide support and support to schedule bookings for those families.

  • The city will also offer free early childhood developmental kits for children from birth to five years to support early development while at home.

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