Solano Family & Children's Services is the Child Care Resource & Referral Agency for Solano County.
Solano Family & Children's Services promotes and advocates for the well-being of children, their families and child care providers, by offering access to a variety of child care resources.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH: SFCS participates in community outreach events in each city of Solano County, bringing information and resources to underserved neighborhoods and communities. Other outreach methods include: social media, local newspapers & radio, and local theater advertisements.
PARENT VOICES/PARENT LEADERSHIP: Parent Voices is a parent-led, parent-run, grassroots organization, fighting to make quality child care accessible and affordable to ALL families. This group offers an annual Parent Leadership Development Academy, designed to empower parents and child care providers to lead local advocacy efforts.
OUR COMMUNITY: In 2018, we celebrated our 40th Anniversary serving Solano County Children & Families with their Child Care & Community Resource needs.
SERVING SOLANO COUNTY: During our last fiscal year of July 2017 to June 2018, we kept Solano County parents working and children learning by serving over 4,000 families, over 6,400 children, and approximately 1,500 Child Care Providers in all aspects of their child care & development needs.
ADVOCACY: We expanded the participation of parents and providers involved in the Solano County Chapter of Parent Voices, which supports parents to advocate for their child care needs. Their participation in the legislative process helped local families to maintain child care and continue working in order to become self-sufficient.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH: To expand our existing outreach efforts to reach families in their communities, as well as utilizing local theatre advertising and media outlets on a continual basis.
PARENT VOICES/PARENT LEADERSHIP: To provide funding to continue to sponsor local parents and providers to attend the Parent Leadership Development Academy.