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
ECSV and FIRST 5 Santa Clara County are inviting applicants to submit proposals for research and evaluation services...learn more >
Free Vision Screenings
On Mondays and Wednesdays in June, the Healthier Kids Foundation is conducting free vision screenings for children 0-18. Screenings take...learn more >
Budget Agreement Invests over $300M in Early Ed.
Yesterday, Gov. Brown, Speaker Atkins and Senate pro Tem de León announced a budget agreement that invests...
Free Hot Meals in Santa Clara County
Free, hot meals are available at locations throughout Santa Clara County for people of all ages…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 >