All children deserve to be prepared for school success

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High quality early care and education experiences help prepare children to succeed in kindergarten. The San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education (OECE) supports access to high quality early education for 0-5 year olds in San Francisco.

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WELCOME

High quality early care and education experiences help prepare children to succeed in kindergarten. The San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education (OECE) supports access to high quality early education for 0-5 year olds in San Francisco.

RECENT UPDATES

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Early Learning Scholarships

The Early Learning Scholarship provides eligible San Francisco families who have children 0-5 years old with financial assistance to pay for quality early care and education. Families can learn more about the scholarship below.

CARES 2.0

(Compensation and Retention Educator Stipend)

CARES 2.0 is a stipend issued to early educators. It supports early educators by recognizing their value and acknowledging the reality of economic challenges in one of the most expensive areas to live in the nation.

Reopening Resources for Programs

There are many requirements, policies and recommendations programs must implement in order to operate in a healthy and safe manner. In collaboration with City partners, OECE and First 5 San Francisco developed guides and resources to help programs manage materials and important information.