Serving Families 

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.

Our History

1979

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. 

2009

MC3 celebrates 30 years 

2007

Aideen Gaidemore hired as 

Executive Director

2006

Centralized Eligibility List established 

1998

Welfare Reform and 

CalWORKs

1990

Agency name changed from Project Care to Marin Child Care Council

Parent Voices established and CCIP Program begins

1985

Alternative Payment Program established

2011

Parent Voices start Children's Investment Initiative

2015

Access to Quality Care Program begins

2016

HEAL program/

Impact and QRIS quality work begins

Our Mission

 

Our mission is to improve the availability, accessibility and affordability of quality childcare. We fulfill this mission by: Increasing the supply of affordable, quality childcare in Marin County that meets parental needs Improving stakeholder access to high quality information about childcare. Supporting families enrolled in the subsidy program in their efforts to achieve self-sufficiency. We advocating for full funding of childcare subsidies for all eligible families.

 

Our Vision

 

We contribute to the quality of life in our community by providing leadership and support towards creating a comprehensive system of childcare. Our fundamental goal is to enable people to make informed decisions about childcare. Our work is characterized by competency, respect, integrity, and compassion.

 

Copyright © 2016 Marin Child Care Council. All rights reserved.
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555 Northgate Drive, Suite 105

San Rafael, CA 94903 

Tel: 415.472.1092 

Fax: 415.472.2805

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Hours of Operation:

Main Office:

Monday - Thursday 8am to 4pm

Friday 8am to 3pm 

Resource and Referral Office:

Monday - Friday 9am to 3pm

 

* Scheduling accommodations made by appointment only*