Candance Wong

Director of California Child Development Programs of the Child Care Facilities Fund

Ms. Wong is a champion for the early care and education field. Prior to joining the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) in 2005, Ms. Wong was a program director of family services that has included child care, parent education and support services, serving young children with special health care needs, immigrant families and English language learners. Ms. Wong was the founding director who successfully implemented the San Francisco CARES program, an innovative program to encourage the education and retention of our child care workforce.

Ms. Wong has served on many committees to advance the work of child care and early education. Some of these committees have included: the Our Children Our Families Council, Executive level roles on the Child Care Planning and Advisory Council, member of the Preschool For All Advisory Board, and served on the Child Care Economic Impact Report Advisory Board. Ms. Wong has over 20 years of program and business experience in non-profit work in the areas of education and children and family services.