To view graphic version of this page, refresh this page (F5)

Skip to page body
15th Annual Lights On Afterschool is on October 23!

15th Annual Lights On Afterschool is on October 23!

Nationwide celebration of afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, youth, families, and communities. All DCYF funded K-8 Afterschool Programs will host events! 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.
Full Mission Statement 


Youth Empowerment Fund Mini-Grant Applications are Now Open!

YEF Mini-Grants support small-scale projects initiated and led by youth in San Francisco. Grants up to $10,000 are available to fund San Francisco-based projects that support youth leadership and youth's ideas for how to address important community needs. Applications are due by October 31!

Children & Families First Initiative

In July 2014 Mayor Lee and the Board of Supervisors sent the Children & Families Charter Amendment to the November ballot. Read the Amendment, the Legislative Digest, the Ballot Simplification Digest, and the press release about the amendment that was issued by the Mayor's Office.

Visit Today! is the online family resource guide for the City of San Francisco! Find information about afterschool programs, camps, family friendly events, and much more. Be sure to sign up for the weekly newsletter!

Community News

Applications Open for SF Non-Profit Displacement Mitigation Program for Arts, Cultural & Social Service Sectors

The Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation Program provides services to support nonprofits facing permanent displacement to find appropriate and affordable office/program space. These services are targeted for organizations most at-risk of displacement in the next 18 months, or have been displaced since September 30, 2012. Applications due November 14.

SF District Attorney's Office Third Annual Bye Bye Bullying Video Contest Accepting Entries

To recognize Anti-Bullying Awareness Month, the SF DA’s office is hosting their third video contest for students to address cyberbullying and harassment. The purpose of the contest is to encourage youth to discuss cyberbullying more openly and develop solutions to stop cyberbullying. The contest is open to middle and high school students, and entries will be accepted through 11/11/2015.

SFUSD High School Seniors: Get Professional Help on Your College Entrance Essay at The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend!

826 Valencia will host the 6th annual personal statement tutoring event at Mission High School on October 25-26. RSVP, or volunteer to be a tutor!

311 Call Center