Skip To Main Content

SBCEO's Childcare and Preschool Centers

All 11 of SBCEO's Centers are deeply rooted in a foundation of play-based curriculum. At ECE, we believe that all families deserves excellent childcare. Every child is unique, and our centers are designed to nurture and celebrate the individuality of each child, providing a safe and supportive environment where they can flourish.

Baby Steps to Learning (Infant Center)


Baby Steps to Learning is an infant and toddler center supporting children from birth to three years of age.  We are play-based, allowing children to explore while they learn and develop life-long friendships. The program is designed to support working families with childcare during their work day while providing an educational program for children. The program is open 240 days out of the year, providing a friendly, healthy, and developmentally-appropriate space for children to play and learn. Baby Steps participates in Quality Counts California, keeping quality and continued improvements at the forefront of what we do.  We continue to improve services ensuring every child receives the nurturing care and assistance needed to reach their fullest potential.  Caring for our youngest learners is essential and we are here to support the needs of the community.

Please contact our Lompoc office for enrollment and general program information: (805) 735-2064 | ecelompoc@sbceo.org | 104 South C St. Suite G, Lompoc, CA 93436

Nationally Accredited Centers (Part Day)


Our goal is to ensure all children receive early education in a friendly, safe, and developmentally-appropriate environment.  Our programs support the individual needs of families by providing education on the development of children, parenting classes, and direct links to community resources.  Children participating in our programs receive nutrition services, health screenings, and social/emotional support to reach their fullest potential.  We know children go further with early education.

Early Steps to Learning (Full Day Center)


Early Steps to Learning is an early education center supporting children ages 3 to 5 years of age.  This program is designed to support working families with childcare while providing an educational program to children.  The center is open 240 days out of the year providing a friendly, healthy, and developmentally appropriate space from children to play and learn. Early Steps participates in Quality Counts California, keeping quality and continued improvements at the forefront of what we do.  We continue to improve services, ensuring every child receives the nurturing care and assistance needed to reach their fullest potential. Children participating in our programs receive nutrition services, health screenings, and social/emotional support. Caring for our youngest learners is essential and we are here to support the needs of the community. We know children go further with early education.

Please contact our Lompoc office for enrollment and general program information: (805) 735-2064 | ecelompoc@sbceo.org | 104 South C St. Suite G, Lompoc, CA 93436

Cal-SAFE Centers


Our Cal-SAFE programs provide teen parents with childcare allowing them to complete their education.  This program is free for parents who qualify.

These programs provide friendly, healthy, and developmentally appropriate environments for children and families to reach their full potential.  While participating in the Cal-SAFE program teen parents are educated in stress management, child development, positive parenting, and more.  Our staff provides a direct connection with community resources to support the needs of the entire family. Caring for our youngest learners is essential and we are here to support the needs of the community. Children participating in our programs receive nutrition services, health screenings, and social/emotional support.  WE KNOW CHILDREN GO FURTHER WITH EARLY EDUCATION and we are excited to be part of the process.

Please contact our Lompoc office for enrollment and general program information: (805) 735-2064 | ecelompoc@sbceo.org | 104 South C St. Suite G, Lompoc, CA 93436


Click on each category to discover helpful resources and information:

  
 

We are here to help, give us a call!


Santa Barbara Office
(805) 964-4710 x 4409

Lompoc Office
(805) 735-2064

Santa Maria Office
(805) 352-0274

Contacts


Artesia (Tisha) Carlon
Coordinator
acarlon@sbceo.org
(805)735-2064 X101

Rebecca Arreola
Coach/TOSA
rarreola@sbceo.org
(805)735-2064 X103

Lupe Montero
Clerical Support
ecelompoc@sbceo.org
(805) 735-2064 X100

Offices


Hope Office
3970 La Colina Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93160
ece@sbceo.org
(805) 964-4710 x 4409

Lompoc Office
104 South C Street, Suites G and H
Lompoc, CA 93436
ecelompoc@sbceo.org
(805) 735-2064

Santa Maria Office
722 E. Main St., Suite 201
Santa Maria, CA 93454
ecesm@sbceo.org
(805) 352-0274