​Child Care Referrals

Need Help Finding Child Care in Placer County?

​The Resource and Referral provides free child care referrals, without discrimination and without regard to income,   to all individuals seeking child development programs in Placer County. The computerized, geographically based program lists over 500 licensed centers and family child care homes. The referrals are based on the parent’s request such as location, type of care, hours needed, ages of the children, special needs, etc. All referrals reflect a variety of program types available in order to provide a range of choices for the family needing care. When possible, at least four referrals will be given, and additional referrals will be provided as needed.

Placer County Office of Education Resource and Referral provides information about child care services in Placer County as it is available, but cannot make recommendations.  The choice of your child's care is your responsibility.  Staff will maintain information about parents and providers in a confidential manner and no family child care home provider’s address will be given to the public. PCOE ECE Resource and Referral operates on a non-discriminatory basis, giving equal access to services without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status or any other bias prohibited by law.


3 Ways to Obtain Child Care Referrals

  1. Referral Information by Telephone: Please call between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Contact - Darcy Roenspie, Phone: 916.740.1641 or email: droenspie@placercoe.k12.ca.us
    General Information - Main Line: 530-745-1380 or 1-800-464-3322
  2. Walk-in Requests: Please visit between 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Location - Placer County Office of Education, Early Childhood Education - Seavey Center, 655 Menlo Drive, Rocklin, California  916.740.1642
  3. Online requests: available 24 hours https://rrplacercoe.nohosoftware.com/online_referrals/


Brochure Choosing Child Care Brochure
Brochure Opening a Family Child Care Home
Brochure What is a Family Child Care Home Network: Information for Parents
Brochure Overview of Early Childhood Education Services
Brochure Reading Tips Parents
Parent's Guide to Choosing Child Care-CA Dept of Social Service
Resource and Referral Handbook
Resources for Children and Families in Crisis


Online Referral (NoHo):  https://rrplacercoe.nohosoftware.com/online_referrals/
Community Care Licensing Provider Search: https://secure.dss.ca.gov/CareFacilitySearch/Search/ChildCare
For more information about Head Start Programs in Placer County please visit:  KidZKount
Placer County Network of Care:  http://placer.networkofcare.org/

​Resource & Referral Staff

​Direct Phone Contact:


​Darcy Roenspie, Program Administrator​916.740.1641


​Laura Baber, Staff Secretary​916.740.1642


​Pauline Dufour, Program Support Specialist​916.740.1645


​Mickey Eichenhofer, Resource Teacher​916.740.1650


​Cindy Schmidt, Program Support Specialist​530.745.1368


​Regina Swaney, Resource Teacher​530.846.4255


​Monique Turner, Resource Teacher ​916.740.1631