*** UPDATED 5.18.20 *** The California Department of Education (CDE) is encouraging all programs that can safely remain open or reopen, to do so, in order to serve children currently enrolled in care as well as children of essential workers provided for in the governor’s executive order and the California Department of Education guidelines, and children of eligible workers as identified in the state and local Roadmaps for Reopening. Child care providers who remain open, or reopen, during the State of Emergency should communicate with their current families that they are expected to remain at home during the shelter-in-place order unless they are an essential worker, at-risk, or an eligible worker family according to Governor Newsom and Humboldt County's Roadmaps for Reopening. For more information about these plans and who is considered essential, at-risk, and/or eligible:

For more information about these plans and who is considered essential, at-risk, and/or eligible:

Please click here for updated information about the Governor’s Pandemic Resilience Roadmap

Please click here for the updated information about Humboldt County’s Plan for Reopening


***NEW*** Reopening Plan and Certification Process for Humboldt County Businesses – if you are a child care provider, you must complete this process in order to remain open or to reopen. Please click HERE for to access the information page and select Child Care in the forms section

CTFS Re-opening Packet for Providers

CTFS Worksheet for Humboldt County for Submitting Reopening Plan and Certification Process

CTFS Health, Safety & Quality in Child Care Settings During COVID-19 Series - Click and scroll to Local Resources - Training Series   

If you have questions, we are here to help! Please contact us by phone: 707-444-8293, email: info@changingtidesfs.org, or Facebook.


Si usted es un proveedor de cuidado infantil que tiene espacios abiertos o está considerando la reapertura de su cuidado infantil de emergencia para proveer cuidado de emergencia a los niños de trabajadores , contáctenos por teléfono: 707-444-8293, correo electrónico: info@changingtidesfs.org o Facebook. Si tiene preguntas. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar!

 Child Care Providers Portal

Portal de Proveedores de Cuidado Infantil 



Since 1975, Changing Tides Family Services, formerly Humboldt Child Care Council, has provided diverse  services to children, youth, families, individuals, and the community. Each day, Changing Tides Family Services makes it possible for thousands of families and individuals to maintain  or increase their incomes, to keep family members living in their homes or community, and to enhance their physical, emotional, or developmental well-being. Changing Tides Family Services provides quality, community-based services which demonstrate the agency's values: respect, integrity, excellence, health and wellness, flexibility, and fiscal responsibility.
On this website, you’ll find more information about our services for children, youth, and families—please let us know if you have any questions.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our main office is located at 2379 Myrtle Avenue in Eureka, corner of Glenwood Street. 
Desde 1975, Changing Tides Family Services, anteriormente Humboldt Child Care Council, ha brindado diversos servicios a los niños, los  jóvenes, las familias, los individuos y la comunidad. Cada día, Changing Tides Family Services hace posible que miles de familias e individuos mantengan o aumenten sus ingresos, mantengan a los miembros de la familia viviendo en sus hogares o en la comunidad y mejoren su bienestar físico, emocional o de desarrollo. Changing Tides Family Services brinda servicios comunitarios de calidad que demuestran los valores de la agencia: el respeto, la integridad, la excelencia, la salud y el bienestar, la flexibilidad y la responsabilidad fiscal.
En nuestro sitio web, encontrará más información acerca de nuestros servicios para niños, jóvenes y familias. Por favor, háganos saber si tiene alguna pregunta.
Nuestras oficinas están abiertas de lunes a viernes, de 8:30am -12:00pm y 1:00pm -5:00pm.
Nuestra oficina principal está ubicada en 2379 Myrtle Avenue en Eureka, en la esquina de Glenwood Street.