Providing a Foundation
for Success

Child, Family and Community Services, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing education and family support services to qualified low income families and children with special needs living in Southern Alameda County.



Families Served Each year


Volunteers across 19 Program Sites & Locations


Head Start Children Served


Early Head Start Children Served

Program Services

CFCS offers a number of different State and Federally funded programs that help families pay for child care. Child development services for children from birth through 12 years of age, and older children with exceptional needs, are available.

Head Start & Early Head Start

Head Start & Early Head Start

Head Start is a comprehensive program that provides a positive preschool environment and school readiness experiences.

Child Care Alternative Payment

Child Care Alternative Payment

Family Engagement Center

Family Engagement Center

Providing a Foundation for Success.

CFCS’ Head Start and Early Head Start programs are for children who live in Hayward, San Lorenzo, San Leandro, Union City, Fremont, and Newark. See the maps of our locations below.

How you can help



Are you interested in doing work that makes a difference every day? If you want to be part of a supportive team that values individual and team contributions, please check out our current job postings.



Make a difference today! Give to CFCS and help fund our programs and services.

Latest News & Events

U.S. Congressman Swalwell Visits Head Start!

Congressman Eric Swalwell visited our Peixoto site today to demonstrate his support for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs! For nearly 50 years, CFCS has continued to provide educati…

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Child, Family and Community Services Appoints Seth M. Schalet New CEO

January 22, 2019 – Union City, CA Child Family and Community Services (CFCS), a non-profit providing Head Start and Early Head Start, California Child Care Alternative Payment

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