Serving Solano County since 1978!

Solano Family & Children’s Services (SFCS) is a private, non-profit Child Care Resource & Referral Agency. Since 1978, we have provided services and support to parents, child care providers, and community members in Solano County.

Last year SFCS helped over 1800 families select the quality child care placements that best suit their individual needs. In addition, the Subsidized Child Care Program served over 2000 families covering child care costs for approximately 3400 children. The Child Care Food Program also served over 2300 children per month.

Cognitive Benefits of Physical Activity

 

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Cognitive Benefits of Physical Activity

June 11, 2015  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm  

Solano Family and Children’s Services

420-F Executive Court North   Fairfield, CA 94534

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  CONTACT LOLA AT 707-227-7089 TO REGISTER.

Join children’s movement specialist Amanda Radzik as she shares what research shows are the cognitive benefits of physical activity and learn some new games and songs to use with children the next day.

SNAEYC Members will receive a copy of “Smart Moves” CD

 

 

 

Resource & Referral – PEAK Program

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Creates and implements training and development for the Partnership for Early Access for Kids (PEAK) project and Resource & Referral program. Collaborates with PEAK community partners to provide the parent and child care provider training to support the knowledge of children’s developmental milestones and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire screening tool. Coordinates and provides outreach to meet PEAK project goals. Attends all planning meetings for PEAK partners as well as all required Solano First 5 trainings and activities specified in the contract. Completes all required data collection, inputting and reports. Assists management in developing, implementing and applying policies and procedures related to the project/program goals.

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Infant/Toddler Relationships, Interactions and Guidance – Webinar Series: Part I and II

The California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division in partnership with WestEd’s Center for Child & Family Studies, is conducting the webinar series—Relationships, Interaction, and Guidance. The purpose of the webinar series is to highlight the knowledge, skills, and dispositions early childhood educators, as described in the California Early Childhood Educator Competencies, that are foundational to providing high quality care and education to young children and their families. The webinar series will explore effective ways to promote young children’s social and emotional well-being by focusing on relationships, interactions, and guidance.
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Child Immunization and SIDS Training

Child Care Providers: Join us for this informative meeting with Solano County Health Professionals, and network with other providers in our county.
Parents: Please join us also, to have any questions that you may have answered by Health Care Professionals.

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IZ and SIDS Workshop Flyer

 

Health and Safety Reimbursements

Great News!
Health & Safety reimbursements are now available!
If you have recently completed CPR, First Aid, or Preventative Health Practices, SFCS may be able to reimburse you for part of those costs. This California Department of Education funded opportunity is open to:
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• Licensed Family Child Care Providers and/or their assistants

• Licensed Child Care Center Staff

• License-Exempt Child Care Providers

If you have taken, or plan to take, the approved CPR, First Aid, or Preventative Health Practices certification between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, you are invited to apply for this limited funding.

Reimbursement applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, and will only be available until the funding runs out. Applications are available by clicking HERE, or in our office. You may also request that an application be emailed to you by calling Rayma Ware at (707) 864-4634. Certain rules and restrictions apply, call for details.

Note: Providers should also keep in mind that the cost of required training is tax deductible.

If you need help in finding approved training, call the Resource & Referral Department at (707) 863-3950, extension 752.