In Marin Since 1979
Founded in 1979, Marin Child Care Council is a 501(C)(3) non-profit agency that offers a variety of services for parents, child care providers and the community that are essential to the delivery of quality child care in Marin County.
MC3 founded by a community based committee
of child care providers, parents, representatives of family serving agencies and concerned citizens in response to a growing need for a central agency for information, referrals and coordination in the areas of child care and early education services.
MC3 celebrates 30 years
Aideen Gaidemore hired as
Centralized Eligibility List established
Welfare Reform and
Agency name changed from Project Care to Marin Child Care Council
Parent Voices established and CCIP Program begins
Alternative Payment Program established
Parent Voices start Children's Investment Initiative
Access to Quality Care Program begins
Impact and QRIS quality work begins
Our mission is to improve the availability, accessibility and affordability of quality child care. We fulfill this mission by: Increasing the supply of affordable, quality child care in Marin County that meets parental needs; Improving stakeholder access to high quality information about child care. Supporting families enrolled in the subsidy program in their efforts to achieve self-sufficiency; Advocating for full funding of child care subsidies for all eligible families.
We contribute to the quality of life in our community by providing leadership and support towards creating a comprehensive system of child care. Our fundamental goal is to enable people to make informed decisions about child care. Our work is characterized by competency, respect, integrity, and compassion.