Pay for Child Care
Live in South Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Gardena, Lawndale or Inglewood and need help paying for child care? Crystal Stairs may be able to pay for child care of your family’s choice.
Find Out if You Qualify
If you are on cash aid (welfare) at the present time, or have been at any time in the past 24 months, you may be eligible for child care if you are also:
- working, or
- attending school or vocational training, or
- seeking employment
Please call 323-421-1028 for more information.
These programs are for parents that are working, seeking work or attending school or vocational training. Children from birth through school-age receive care in licensed centers and homes as well as care provided by relatives, friends or neighbors. Our staff also helps access support service programs for families.
To find out whether Crystal Stairs can help you pay for all or a part of your child care in South Los Angeles, Hawthorne, Gardena, Lawndale or Inglewood, please call
Crystal Stairs’ Nickerson Gardens SAGE Center
Opened in June 1994, Nickerson Gardens SAGE Center provides high-quality child care for children age 3 to 12 who live in the Nickerson Gardens Housing Development.
SAGE Center’s before- and after-school program is accredited and meets national standards for high program quality.
If you live in the Nickerson Gardens Housing Development and want to know more about having your children attend SAGE, please contact LaTisha Wilson at 323-249-1361.