Our vision is for more Bay Area children and families to have the opportunity and skills to maintain stable, healthy lives, realize their potential, and better contribute to their community.
Holy Family Day Home is San Francisco’s oldest early childhood education and family support program. HFDH is a leader in the field of child development, having cared for over 15,000 children since 1900. Serving more homeless families than any other child care facility in San Francisco, we are changing the course of the lives of the newest generation born into poverty and homelessness.
Our vision is that more Bay Area children and their families get the opportunity and skills necessary to lead stable, healthy lives, realize their potential, and better contribute to our community. Through HDFH’s high quality education and family support services, we look to break the cycle of poverty through education and hope.
- 150 children (ages 2 – 6) served at our Dolores Site
- 21 infants (3-30 months old) at our Minna Site
- 70% report incomes below $25,000
- 20% live in shelters or temporary housing
- 30% are enrolled in Welfare-toWork
- 100% work or attend school full-time
- 45% are Hispanic, 23% Caucasian, 18% Multi-racial, 11% African-American, 3% Asian/Pacific Islander
NAEYC is the largest organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of early education programs for children birth through age 8. Founded in 1926, NAEYC has nearly 80,000 members and a national network of more than 300 local, state, and regional Affiliates.
The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of the Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.