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The mission of the County of Santa Clara is to plan for the needs of a dynamic community, provide quality services, and promote a healthy, safe, and prosperous community for all.


The vision of the Office of Children and Families Policy is that all Santa Clara County’s children have the supports needed to be safe, healthy, and successful in learning and in life.


Our Office Objectives

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      Needs and Services

      • Review strategic planning documents

      • Inventory of community engagement efforts

      • Advise on Children’s Data Book and Budget

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      Legislation, Funding, and Policy Issues

      • Informative Tracker

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      Local, state, national collaboration

      • Meetings and workgroups

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      Central Information Source

      • Website development and launch

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      Local partnerships

      • Community events
      • Advisory bodies
      • Cross-Agency Services Team (CAST) transition
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      Youth Voice

      • Youth Task Force

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      Early Care and Education

      • TK Teacher Equity pilot

      • Apprenticeship pilot

      • Shared Services Alliance

      • Childcare Infrastructure Grants Program

      • County childcare facilities

      • Supports for young mothers

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      Mental Health and Wellbeing

      • COVID-19 Grief Counseling

      • Mental Health Services

      • Wellness Center models

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      Academic Achievements

      • Universal Access Pilot

      • Afro-centric supports

      • District Attorney family navigation pilot

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      Justice-Involved Youth

      • Needs and Supports

      • Basic Income Pilot


      Office Highlight

      Childcare Expansion Grant Program

      Grants for childcare centers and family operated programs are available to support operations and/or construction or renovations to restore or increase childcare capacity.

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      Contact Us

      2460 N First Street, Suite 220
      San Jose, CA 95131

      Email: [email protected]

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