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Get Your Free Tickets to Shine SF!

Get Your Free Tickets to Shine SF!

Come find out what afterschool programs are all about from the youth who are in them at the first annual Shine SF Showcase! Learn more

Learn More About DCYF!

Learn More About DCYF!

DCYF funds programs for ages 0-24 in every neighborhood in San Francisco. Find out more about what we do and how we do it! Learn more

Our mission is to ensure that families with children are a prominent and valued segment of San Francisco’s social fabric by supporting programs and activities in every San Francisco neighborhood.
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Looking for a Summer Program for Your Child? Start Here!

On April 15, Mayor Lee announced $1.8 million in additional funding to help ensure children and youth in San Francisco have access to summer programs. Click here to find a program for your child!

Notice of Funding Available: Beacon Center at Willie L. Brown Middle School

DCYF is releasing this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for a new Beacon Center at Willie L. Brown Middle School. Through this NOFA, DCYF seeks to identify a community based organization with a track record of providing high quality afterschool programming and working effectively within a school setting to generate positive outcomes for students and their families.

Community News

Office of District Attorney Releases RFQ for Neighborhood Courts & Alternative Dispute Resolution Services

The Office of the District Attorney has issued an RFP to identify organizations to provide alternative dispute resolution services as part of two programs: SFDA Neighborhood Courts, and Civil Alternative Dispute Resolution & Volunteer Training programs. Applications are due by May 11.

Department of Public Health Releases RFP for Vocational Rehabilitation Employment and Training Programs

The RFQ is composed of eight categories, including employment readiness and Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Vocational Services. Letters of Intent are due May 4 and applications are due May 26.

Get Tickets Now for a Screening of

Youth program providers and youth leaders: register now to get free tickets for a screening of "Finding the Gold Within," a documentary featuring a youth group that uses drumming, mythology, and journaling to promote the healthy development of inner city African-American children and youth. Tickets are very limited - don't miss out!

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