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Family Resource Center Initiative awarded Jim Casey Building Communities of Hope Award

Casey Family Programs, the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care, announced on January 16 that it selected the First 5 San Francisco-led Family Resource Center (FRC) Initiative as one of two...

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Announcing the Help Me Grow Early Care and Education Initiative

First 5 San Francisco, the Office of Early Care and Education, and the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families recently launched the Help Me Grow Early Care and Education Initiative, a joint City-funded initiative seeking to establish a...

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City commits $38 million to strengthen and support families in San Francisco

First 5 San Francisco, in partnership with the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF) and the Human Services Agency (HSA), is pleased to announce $38 million over the next three years in renewed funding for family resource...

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Are San Francisco Kindergarteners Ready for School?

Report Shows Record Levels of Preschool Attendance but Troubling Gaps in Other Essential Supports Sixty-two percent of San Francisco children entering kindergarten last year demonstrated proficiency in the early academic and social skills necessary...

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