Because child care helps families thrive. When parents are able to find child care that meets their needs, they can maintain employment or enrollment in school, improve their ability to support their families, and advance economically.

Because quality child care means more success down the road. A child’s brain develops most significantly during the first five years of life—and the quality of child care in these early years can make a difference between a healthy start and falling behind.


To learn more about the importance of child care and early education, and Children’s Council’s commitment to making quality, affordable child care a reality for all San Franciscans, read this inspiring story by our Executive Director Sandee Blechman.

Learn about the work of Children’s Council, and meet some of our staff and clients: