Camp Fire Resources

Camp Fire Resources

Childcare With Openings
1. Little Sprouts Preschool: kids ages 2-in kindergarten-(530) 345-0123

2. Notre Dame Preschool-kids ages 30 months-kindergaten/entry into 1st grade, open to the public,, (530) 487-7330
3. KidsPark: kids ages 2-12, free registration, 1/2 daycare+free meals this week for evacuees. 894-6800
4. Cal Skate: offering a camp Thanksgiving week  from 9-1 or 9-5  for kids 5-12., (530) 343-1601
5. Chico Enrichment Center: Safe Place Program will be on 1/15 & 11/16 from 10am-1pm. Please contact about future dates. Come and leave your kids in the loving care of a credentialed teacher for only $6 an hour. Following our program, Chico Children’s Choir will be hosting games and activities from 1pm-4pm right next door to us., (530) 364-6953
6. CARD: We believe in the power of play, and we know so many families need an outlet right now. Visit to see a list of FREE drop-in activities we’ve scheduled through the rest of this week—open gym, animal visits, crafts and more. We’ll update the list as we continue to monitor the Camp Fire and the needs of our community. (530) 895-4711
7. Boys & Girls Club NV: Paradise and Chico Families, we will be opening our Chico Ostrander ClubHouse and Chico Teen Center from 7:30am to 5:30pm next week to members only at NO charge. We will be providing, breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Please contact Jessica Starkey at (530) 899-0335 X2004.
8. Katie’s Kids Preschool: kids ages 2-5.9, limited openings. (530) 520-5501
9. Enchanted Play Infant & Preschool Center: Infant – School aged kids, (530) 715-0436,
10. Laura’s Daycare: Temporary care is available this week and next only, they take kids ages birth – school age. (530) 343-1516
11. Little Discoveries: Infants – school aged kids, limited openings, ask for Ronda: 530-342-7758
12. KinderKids: 2-5 Limited Openings, 530-342-5433
13. Red Bird Early Learners: offers early education and childcare services. 0-4YR.
14. Tall Adventures Childcare
15: Chico Christian Preschool

1.Camp Fire Relief Campaign Hosted By Chico Noon Exchange Club: A challenge to go to and donate. The Chico Noon Exchange Club will match up to $20,000 in donations.
2. Chico Mother’s Club Camp Fire Victims Go Fund Me: Funds collected will be used to purchase Target and Visa gift cards to help our CMC members effected by this fire, some that have lost everything.
3. Butte County Mothers of Multiples:
4. Northern Valley Community Foundation:

6. North Valley Animal Disaster Group:

Housing Links
3. Heather Cooper, Realtor:

2. Butte County Adopt A Family:
3. Alliance Workforce Development:

4. Assistance for Native American Families Displaced by the Camp Fire in Butte County: California Tribal TANF Partnership may be able to help you with emergency assistance (excluding tribal members of Berry Creek and Mooretown Rancheria or receiving county services).  Please call 530-566-9820.


1. Feather River Recreation & Park District (Oroville): We will have open gym from 1-3 pm today through Friday. Free for all Butte County school aged children. No experience necessary. Staff will be available to provide instruction to all levels.

2. Museum of Northern California Art (monca): We offer FREE admission to ALL this week along with additional artmaking opportunities for those who may need a creative outlet during this time., (530) 487-7272

3. Rare Air Trampoline Park: We will have special pricing for these next couple of weeks while school is out. $12 per jumper for 2 hours of jump time and for each jumper we will donate $2 towards The Camp Fire relief.

4. Sunny Garden Montessori:  will be OPEN Tuesday-Friday 10-2 for regular play. ALL CAMP FIRE DISPLACED FAMILIES with children age 0-5 are welcome to come in and PLAY FOR FREE during these times! PLEASE, ONLY CHILDREN AGE 0-5!

5. Love From The Heart: We have opened a play space for families with Autism at 208 Ste C W. East Avenue. Please get your kids out of the house and come play! We have snacks, coffee, a place to charge phones. We are open from 10-4 until next Tuesday when we will regroup and figure out what our next step is. WE WOULD LOVE TO KEEP OUR DOORS OPEN INDEFINITELY, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP US DO THAT PLEASE CONTACT MEAGAN AT 530.560.7652

6. Studio 561: Kids art classes this week from 10 until noon. Let me know if you are unable to pay we have wonderful sponsors. The classes will be dependent on the age and number of children but we also have oodles of ceramics to do and canvas tote bags to paint great for putting in your new belongings. This is today’s painting come in and join us at 561 East Lindo Avenue.

7. Free Meals Being Offered for Children: Chico Unified Nutrition Services Department to Establish Little Chico Creek and Chapman Elementary Schools as Feeding Sites, Chico Unified School District’s Nutrition Services Department will open two school sites to feed anyone 18 years and under a FREE meal. Little Chico Creek and Chapman Elementary Schools will be open during the following times: Wednesday, 11/14 – Friday, 11/16 – Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm.

8. Earthbound Skills: Day Play Space For Families, We are offering support to the home school families and their friends who have been affected by the Camp Fire by providing a space for kids to play and for families to connect. Please sign up here: