Family child care (FCC) providers are business owners, educators, and community leaders, who support working parents and families with home-based holistic care and school readiness for young children. The Oakland / Alameda County Family Child Care (FCC) Policy Program is a group of FCC providers and parents interested in learning about early childhood policy, advocating for FCC providers and their businesses, and strengthening the whole field through connecting with elected officials and early childhood systems partners. OSSS, along with BANANAS and First 5 Alameda County, supports the FCC Policy Program.
Since launching in 2021, FCC providers have:
OSSS is proud to cultivate FCC provider leadership and help build these connections with electeds, public systems, and community partners. If you’d like to learn more and join these efforts, contact OSSS Policy Analyst, Trisha Barua at firstname.lastname@example.org.