To act as a catalyst for ensuring that the developmental needs of children ages 0-5 are a priority in all sectors of...learn more >
To support the healthy development of children ages 0-5 and enrich the lives of their families and communities.
We will fulfill our mission by targeting our resources and partnerships to meet specific goals in five areas...
Our Core Values
What's Happening Now
Health & Parks Partnership Forum
Join colleagues in the parks, public health, and nonprofit sectors to learn about strategies to promote health equity in...
Double Your Dollars with Market Match
For every CalFresh dollar spent at participating farmers’ markets, you can receive an additional Market Match dollar…learn more >
California Needs Early Childhood Education
Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget decimates the transitional kindergarten program that can make the difference between…learn more >
An Encore of Service
An Encore of Service makes the case that millions of our nation’s most vulnerable children stand to benefit from a vast, untapped resource….learn more >
Our Featured Services
Family Resource Centers
FIRST 5 Family Resource Centers provide FREE programs, services, and activities for families...learn more >
Free Health Insurance
The Children Health Initiative is well on its way to keeping Santa Clara County kids healthy!learn more >
Child Signature Program
CSP is a high quality, voluntary, part-day program for 3 & 4 year old children living in...learn more >
Race to the Top
Santa Clara County is one of 16 counties taking part in California's Race to the Top (RTT) Early...learn more >