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Early Care and Education


SBCEO's Early Care and Education (ECE) division is a regional leader in supporting families, early educators, administrators,  and caregivers to promote high-quality childcare and early education throughout Santa Barbara County.

How is SBCEO helping to address our county’s childcare crisis?

Our Impact

children we've connected to
quality, subsidized childcare
via the state APP program in past year

trainings we deliver
each year for future
childcare providers

accredited childcare centers we operate countywide

Funding we oversee and administer in support of quality childcare services countywide 

Questions & information?

Janelle Willis, ECE Administrator:  

Dyan Bomer, ECE Senior Administrative Assistant: or (805) 964-4710, ext. 4409



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SBCEO partners with agencies across the county in support of quality child and early care.