Family, Youth and Childcare Center

Inspiring Youth and Children

At the JANICE MIRIKITANI FAMILY, YOUTH AND CHILDCARE CENTER (FYCC), children will get help with their literacy needs, learn how to garden and cook a nutritious dish, and feel comfortable communicating between their native language and English. We are a child’s second home and extended family, we meet their needs at their pace and help them realize their individual strengths and abilities. In a safe, nurturing, and loving space, YOUTH AND CHILDREN learn, grow and develop a greater sense of community.

Youth and Children Services:

• Licensed Early Childhood Education (18 months to 5 years old)
• Afterschool Programming (Kindergarten to 5th graders)
• Homework Help and Tutoring
• Computer Instruction
• Literacy
• Urban gardening, cooking and nutrition
• Health and Wellness
• Creative and Performing Arts
• Field Trips and Extracurricular Activities
• Athletics

Our caring staff strongly emphasizes arts, multiculturalism, civic engagement, community among families, and celebration in our curriculum.

Advancing Families

Through FAMILY SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, we help families move themselves out of poverty one day at a time. From supporting a young boy with his literacy needs to supporting a mother who is struggling with addiction, the Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth and Childcare Center (FYCC) meets families where they are. FYCC is a safe and welcoming environment for children and families that provides a holistic set of resources to help people realize their potential at home, in school, and as leaders in their community. We believe parents are our partners and we engage the whole family in their children’s growth and development.

Family Support Services

• Individual Case Management
• Advocacy
• Parent Education
• Family Recreation Activities
• Information and Referrals
• Outreach and Recruitment
• Parenting Classes
• Cooking, Nutrition and Wellness
• Resource workshops
• Parent Peer-support Groups
• Early Literacy Learning
• Parent Leadership Group
• Basic Needs Assistance
• Community Celebrations

We strive to build a community by providing opportunities for families to get together in a social setting to connect and learn with each other. Our teachers keep parents up to date on their children’s progress and behavior and strive to maintain consistency in the learning environments between home, school, and FYCC. The accessibility of our free or low-cost child care among low-income families allows parents not only to have access to high quality childcare, but also to maintain employment and financial sustainability and work towards improving their own health and well-being.

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Don't miss our Gender Identity and Expression Summit, held the first weekend of May! Check the link in our profile for info and a schedule of events. Discussions and keynote talks will focus especially on the challenges and triumphs experienced by our transgender POC communities. #transgender #ALLYSHIP #blacktranslivesmatter @tdubtx @lgbt_history @sflgbtcenter @translawcenter @transassistanceproject @janetmock @lavernecox @oprahmagazine @theonj3 @goapele @michaelfranti @sheilaedrummer @supejanekim @matthaneysf @100daysaction @lyricsf @rmnetwork Backstage shot of Vernon Bush leading the #GLIDEensemble on Easter Sunday! We couldn't resist. #conductors #SFmusicians GLIDE Foundation Co-Founder Janice Mirikitani getting into the Easter spirit last Sunday! #glideholidays Thank you to all who joined GLIDE on #EasterSunday this year! Rev. Cecil Williams is pictured here, delivering a message of hope and joy. What brings you a sense of hope today?

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