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Affordability, availability & accessibility to quality services

Affordability, availability & accessibility to quality services

The early care and education of young children has been identified as critical to their future development. The California Legislature has designated Local Child Care Planning Councils as the mandated groups responsible for needs assessment, service priority identification, and development of policies and activities to meet identified needs. The primary mission is to plan for child care and development services for children from birth to age fourteen, based on the needs of families, building on the distinct strengths of each community. Each council has members representative of the communities they serve.
Council Representatives:

Council Representatives:

  • Child Care Consumers
  • Child Care & Development Providers
  • Public Agency Representatives
  • Community Representatives
  • Discretionary Representatives
The Butte County Local Child Care Planning Council (LPC) serves as an advisory body to the Butte County Board of Supervisors, the Butte County Superintendent of Schools, and the Butte County Children and Families Commission. The LPC develops policy proposals, recommends priorities on child care and child development services, assesses early care and education needs, and plans for ‘specialized child care systems through collaborative partnerships.
Full Council Meetings
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of odd months of the year from 3:00-4:30 pm.  All meetings will be held in person and via zoom.
Executive Committee Meetings Workgroups
Agendas Agendas Workforce Development
Minutes Minutes Membership and Outreach


Michelle Davis - Specialist III
LPC Coordinator
1870 Bird Street, Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 712-2239
Michelle Lucero - Sr. Director
1870 Bird Street, Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: (530) 532-5648
Fax: (530) 532-5698