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.

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.

Job Opportunity

Now HiringSolano Family & Children’s Services is a rewarding place to work with flexible, family friendly policies and a diverse workforce. We offer benefit plans with medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts for dependent care and health expenses and a 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan where contributions are tax deferred. New, full-time employees accrue five days vacation leave, ten days sick leave and are given ten paid holidays per year.

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Eat for Change

Save the date! August 15, 2014. Chipotle in Fairfield is hosting a Dine and Donate for us. It’s so easy . . . Just go between 2:00 and 8:00 and present this flyer, show it on your smartphone OR just tell the cashier you are dining to support SFCS. 50% of what you spend on your meal is donated to us to help support children and families in Solano County. Please share and help us spread the word!

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Chip in for Children – Thank you!

We’d like to thank everyone who supported our first “Chip In For Children – Casino Night Fundraiser” last Friday!!! The evening was so much fun, that the time simply flew by. It was a very interactive night with something for everyone. We had a delicious meal, good drinks, dancing, lots of raffle/auction items, a free photo booth with instant prints, and casino games galore! What a FUN way to support children and families in Solano County!!! We received a lot of positive feedback from the participants, and we look forward to bringing it back next year, even bigger and better!!!

Child Care Providers interested in providing Head Start Services to Families

There is a new funding opportunity that could bring additional support to child care providers interested in:

  • Quality efforts, including training and activities that will prepare your setting for quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) opportunities
  • Serving low income families who get subsidies for their child care
  • Providing Head Start services for families who qualify through family engagement activities, case management for families, support for health and nutrition screening and follow up

If you would like more information, please contact:

Peralez, Debbie
Child Start, Inc.
439 Devlin Road
Napa, CA 94558
E-mail: dperalez@childstartinc.org