Los Angeles

For Parents & Providers

Early Childhood Education
Connections for Children
A non-profit Child Care Resource and Referral agency serving parents, child care providers, and educators
Crystal Stairs
Supports parents in finding child care, helps parents and providers bridge the affordability gap with child care subsidies, and teaches a child to use a computer
First 5 LA
 A future where every child in Los Angeles County from prenatal to age 5 grows up healthy, protected and ready to succeed in school
Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services
Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP)
advance early education program quality and capacity by supporting the development of the whole child, growing a qualified and diverse workforce, and strengthening family engagement. Create and sustain strategic partnerships and advocate for policies that promote access and program excellence
Independent & Private Schools
Elementary School Admission Directors (ESAD) Open House Dates (search by school or date)
Los Angeles Area Independent Schools
The Elementary School Admission Directors (ESAD) and The Consortium of Secondary School Admission Directors (CSSAD) share a common mission, assisting families in their exploration of independent school education.  They establish and adhere to ethical, consistent policies and procedures- most notably,
common decision notification and response dates
Independent School Alliance  
Informs and supports members of racial communities presently under represented in independent schools the option of independent school education
J-Kid LA
Is a comprehensive listing of the countless formal and informal Jewish educational opportunities and resources in greater Los Angeles
Special Education Services, Non Public Agencies & Schools
The Early Childhood Partial Hospitalization Program (ECPHP) at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA is a short-term integrated day treatment program for young children who have been diagnosed with, or may have, autism, developmental disabilities or behavior disorders
Frostig Center
The Help Group
LAUSD- Division of Special Education 
Special education services are provided to eligible students at no cost to families. The core purpose of special education is to provide specially designed instruction and intervention, as well as to give students with disabilities access to the same educational programs and/or activities that are available to their nondisabled peers
Park Century School
Westside Regional Center Los Angeles  
Regional Centers are private, non-profit corporations that operate under contract with California’s Department of Developmental Services. They support children and adults with developmental disabilities, who have or are at risk for a developmental delay or disability, and who are at high-risk of parenting an infant with a disability. There are 21 regional centers in the state of California, which together serve over 225,000 individuals with, or at risk for, developmental disabilities and their families
Westmark School
Websites with Other Parent Information
Jen’s List
The Mom’s Guide to What’s Hot New and Undiscovered in Los Angeles 
Macaroni Kid
Macaroni Kid was founded with two very specific goals: enrich communities and empower moms. We call it “E2” and it is the driving force behind all that we do. By enriching communities, connecting libaries, schools, rec centers, community centers and all the wonderful organizations and businesses that create programming and fun for kids and families. 
Mom Angeles
The Best of Los Angeles in the Palm of your hand
Mommy Poppins
Get more out of LA with Kids
 Please note**Inclusion on this list does not imply any recommendation by Andrea Petsche Education Consulting, LLC or her sponsors/supporters/clinets or school affiliates. Resource inclusion under each category should not be interpreted as exclusive to early learning or elementary education and should not be considered complete in each category. This resource list is reviewed and updated regularly. If you or your business would like to be added to this list. Please email your request here