Tuesday, September 21, 2021

"Snack & Chat" con CCIP by Solano Family & Children's Services - Spanish Sep 25th


"Snack & Chat" con CCIP

by Solano Family & Children's Services

La creación de una red de contactos, intercambio de ideas, y haciendo nuevos amigos

About this event

Ven a nuestro "Snack & Chat" con otros proveedores de cuidado infantil para intercambiar información, recibir consejos, y compartir problemas comunes en este foro abierto. Actualmente, estamos colaborando con el Solano County Licensed Family Child Care Association para brindarle todo el apoyo de primera calidad en sus esfuerzos para proporcionar la más alta calidad de cuidado de niños en nuestro condado. Traiga un aperitivo que usted guste para compartir con todos.

Date and time

Sat, Sept 25, 2021

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Register here

Saturday, September 18, 2021

The Business of Family Child Care Workshop - Sep 25 2021


The Business of Family Child Care

by Solano Family & Children's Services

Sound business practices are key to successful child care programs.

About this event

This workshop will help you whether you are a new or a seasoned child care provider. We will discuss the feasibility of operating a family child care business, creating a business plan, marketing in this fast-paced - internet world, creating a contract, interviewing families, communicating with families, setting policies and procedures, rates, and much more. This is a 2-part series, June 5th, and 19th.

Presented by Joy Gamble, CCIP coordinator, (Child Care Initiative Project), Resource & Referral Specialist.

Date and time

Sat, September 25, 2021

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Register here.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

SFC Workshop: EMSA Approved Preventive Health Practices for Child Care - Begins Sept 20, 2021

Health and Safety training in the safety and comfort of your home!

About this event
This is the 8-hour course that is required by Community Care Licensing in order to become a licensed family child care provider. The course includes:

Lead Poisoning Prevention*
Recognition, management & prevention of infectious disease
Sanitary Food Handling
Child Nutrition
Identification and reporting of signs and symptoms of child abuse
Prevention of childhood injuries
Emergency preparedness & evacuation
Caring for children with special needs

This is a three-part training. You must attend all sessions to receive your certificate.

No make-ups for any portion of this class will be allowed.


Monday, September 20, 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday, September 24, 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*If you have already taken Preventive Health Practices, but need the Lead Poisoning Prevention, check for a "Stand-alone Lead Poisoning Prevention " training on our website: www.solanofamily.org

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Becoming a Licensed Child Care Provider - Informational Presentation - Monday, Sept 13th

Becoming a Licensed Child Care Provider - Informational Presentation

by Solano Family & Children's Services

Do you love working with children? Are you already caring for your own children, or a friend or relative’s children?

About this free event

Make a world of difference from your home

You can become a licensed family child care provider, and start your own business out of your home!

Who needs a license to care for children?

People who care for children from more than one family and who are not relatives of the child in care need to be licensed.

What does it mean to be a licensed family child care provider?

Join us during this informational meeting, where we will answer your questions.

Multiple Dates Available:

Sept 13, 2021

Register here.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Check Out Our Lending Library - Solano Family & Children's Services

The Lending Library at SFCS - a FREE resource for you!

Add some variety to your routine by implementing some of our ready-to-use activities and materials!

Monday, September 6, 2021

Nutrition Nuggets Newsletter Sept 2021 - Solano Family & Children's Services

Solano Family & Children's Services,
Child Care Food Program September 2021

Nutrition Nuggets

September: National Food Safety Education Month

This is a great time to explore ways to promote safe food handling and prevent foodborne illnesses. You can use this opportunity to emphasize the importance of food safety principles. It's important for people to understand how their behavior and activities contribute to the safety of food and how they can decrease the risk of foodborne illness, while also reducing food waste. It is important to know that foodborne illness can result in more than just a few unpleasant days of fever and tummy troubles. It can also result in long-term effects and can even be deadly.

Read more here.

Friday, September 3, 2021