Alternative Payment Programs

The First 5 LA School Readiness Initiative helps families, schools, and community partners in the 90032 zip code prepare children ages 0-5 with the skills they need to succeed in school. The program provides the following services to nearly 600 children annually:

Child Development

The alternative payment program allows parents to choose where they want their children placed for childcare, including both licensed and non-licensed homes. The program includes Stage One childcare, Stage Two, and Stage Three Childcare. Eligible parents who are working, in school or in approved training programs qualify for these programs which serve over 300 families a month.