Press Release

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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Notice of Funds Availability

The Department of Children, Youth and their Families, First 5 San Francisco and the San Francisco Human Service Agency announce this Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) of up to $12,400,000 to support neighborhood based and population focused family...

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Parent and Infant/Child Interactive groups one of the most popular and complex services FRCs provide.

One of the most popular services in our Family Resource Center Initiative (FRCI), Parent and Infant/Child Interactive groups (commonly known as playgroups) are also one of the most complex services our FRCs provide. —These groups offer parents and...

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First 5 Plans Discussion of Population Categories of FRC Initiative

The First 5 San Francisco Commission continues to carefully review our policies to guide implementation of a new 3-5-year funding cycle for the Family Resource Center initiative. In October, we shared a presentation for public comment and input. The...

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Family Resource Center Services Initiative Community Meeting

Community Meetings about Family Resource Center Services Funding First 5 San Francisco staff will be holding two community convenings to provide stakeholders information on the upcoming application for Family Resource Center services funding –...

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Community Report, 2015-2016

Our “Community Report, 2015-2016” provides a brief snapshot of First 5’s recent activities and outcomes, organized around our strategic investments in early learning, family support, and health and early intervention. pdf_thumbnails_link...

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School Readiness Report, 2015-2016

First 5 San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District are pleased to present, “School Readiness in San Francisco, 2015-16,” a comprehensive report on the preparedness of children to meet the early academic and social demands of...

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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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San Francisco Family Resource Center Video Brochure

An outreach problem for family resource centers is that family resource center can mean so many different things. First 5 San Francisco and our funded family resource centers identified this issue 10 months ago and have been working together to...

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First Steps Report, 2014-2015

The “First Steps Report” compiles a variety of data about young children, ages 0-5, and their families in San Francisco. Data are organized into five sections, four of which correspond with the strategic goals of First 5 San Francisco. Data are...

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