Skip to Content


Contact information, Location & Hours

Katy Kelly, Director
(310) 287-4357

Child Development Center (CDC)
next to the Parking Structure

For toddlers / preschoolers:

Mon - Thurs: 7:45am - 4:00 pm



Child Development Center




>> Download the CDC application

The Child Development Center (CDC) is a nurturing place for children of WLAC student/parents, staff/faculty and community parents (based on meeting State guidelines). WLAC students receive first priority in enrollment. The CDC is licensed by the Community Care Licensing and receives funding from The California Department of Education Child Development Division. The center provides free and low cost early education services. The CDC is a safe, positive learning environment for young children ages 2-5 years. The program offers developmentally appropriate curriculum, preparing children for the elementary education. Applications are available online (see above) and in the Counseling Center, EOP&S, the Workforce Development Office and the Child Development Center, which is located south of the flagpole. 


Ages of Children

Ages 1-5 years accepted into the M-Th 7:45am – 4:00 pm program

Note: Children must attend a minimum of 2 sessions a week in the day program. Student tuition ranges from $1.00 - 2.50 per hour and is based on total family income and size.  Staff and community family rates are from $3.00-5.00 per hour. Qualifying families may be placed on a grant from Cal-WORKS and/or the State of California, to reimburse tuition.


The Center is a training program for students wishing to pursue a career in teaching young children.