Children and Families

County of Santa Clara Resource Families Provide Lifeline to Those in Need

September 25, 2023

In effort to assist youth in need, the County of Santa Clara's Department of Family and Children's Services implemented a state program, the Resource Family Approval Program, to provide a much-needed home for those individuals. The program also allows for emergency placements with relatives and unrelated extended family members.

County Launches $15 Million Grant Program to Boost Childcare

September 13, 2023

The County of Santa Clara, in partnership with Valley Health Foundation, is making the grants available to childcare providers to improve facilities and expand operations, strengthening a vital resource for county families.