At Ventura College, quality child care is always an option . Toddler and preschool programs are available for children ages 2 years through pre-K.

The Orfalea Child Development Center, Ventura College is located on campus at the corner of Telegraph Road and West Campus Way. Toddler and preschool programs provided emphasize active, hands-on learning. The Center also serves as a preschool laboratory for college students studying Child Development. The Center serves VC student, faculty and staff families, as well as families from the nearby community. A new waiting list begins each Fall semester as the Ventura College campus schedule is released. Classrooms fill quickly; you are encouraged to get on the waiting list as soon as possible. To do this, please complete the pre-registration form. Call (805) 289-6030  to set up a tour appointment with the director, Amanda Picard.



Ventura College 2021-2022 Instructional Calendar (including holidays)


Ask us about CCAMPIS child care scholarships!

Assistance in paying child care fees is available to student parents who qualify. Visit the Center or e-mail for more information.


Hours of Operation:

Spring 2022

  • Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Fall 2022

  • Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM


  • Please contact the Child Development Center at (805) 289-6030 or email for current information.

California Department of Social Services Licenses #561711563 and 56171564.