For over 50 years we have provided child care services throughout the state of California. You’ve known us as Child Development Centers for much of this time. With the same mission, values, and programming, we are excited to announce that we are now Catalyst Kids!

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Economic comeback will rely on investing in child care

By Susan Dumars   With over a half-century in the family care business, our organization and staff have been faced with all the familiar challenges of our field. We are accustomed to enrollment flexes, challenges of...

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Ensuring Safety & Distance Learning Support at Catalyst Kids

By Ashley Osterhoudt & Valerie Kelly    Sanitation and safety can often present a challenge when it comes to childcare, and there is a crucial need for increased...

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How to Host Family for the holidays—with a safety-first mindset, to keep everyone healthy!

By Carole Ruvalcaba & Valerie Kelly If you’re reading this right now, that means the holiday season is already upon us! Things are undoubtedly...

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