The following pages compile supports available to early childhood educators and site owners during the COVID-19 crisis. 

For additional resources, such as trainings, online events, mental health supports, resources for parents, and more, please visit the First 5 San Francisco Virtual Resource Library.


ECE Teachers

FCC Owners

Center Directors - Non-Profit

Center Directors - For-Profit


The following agencies are available to offer support and guidance in navigating many of the available resources.

Mission Economic Development Agency

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) can help you get connected to the following services:

  • Housing – foreclosure prevention, lease up, maintaining housing

  • Income – workforce, applying for unemployment insurance, tax prep, public benefits and grants

  • Business – applying for grants/loans, supporting employees, landlord negotiations

MEDA’s COVID-19 Community Intake Line

(415) 612-2014

Access more detailed information on MEDA’s website
(in Spanish and English)

Wu Yee Children’s Services – Joy Lok Family Resource Center

Joy Lok Family Resource Center (FRC) is offering virtual support with the following services. Our main line is also able to connect families to food resources and other community resource inquiries. Staff language capacity: Cantonese, Mandarin and English

  • CalFresh

  • Medi-Cal

  • Unemployment insurance

  • Low-income housing


Calls are being directed to staff cellphones but please leave detailed message with contact info

Main Line

Fion Chan



Candy Lin



Jennifer Huang


Child Care Law Center

Questions and answers about the impact of COVID-19 on child care in California.

Low Income Investment Fund

Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) staff can answer questions about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application process and make sure you understand the requirements of the program.

New providers visit the website

Providers with current LIIF relationships, reach out to the following staff member

Phranda Wolfe
415.489.6126 Ext 326

San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development

San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) offers advice, information, guidance and answers questions on resources for businesses and employees in multiple languages.