Compass Childcare Support Services

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Childcare placement and related case management, including job readiness services.


  • Screen for eligibility for various types of subsidized childcare including Early Learning Scholarships, CalWORKS and Head Start

  • Support families in finding an Early Care and Education program that meets their needs

  • Assist parents in using the Early Learning San Francisco system

  • Case management support for families on their individual goals

  • Workshops on childcare, TK and Kindergarten

How to get connected

In person: 37 Grove Street during operating hours to meet with triage staff to set up an Early Learning SF account.

Attend one of our drop-in childcare workshops: Meet with a case manager, Tuesdays between 10:00 am-12:00 pm (except the third Tuesday of the month when closed for services.)

By phone: Call us at 415-644-0504 x2330 and leave a voicemail in our general mailbox. Calls will be returned within two business days.

Online: get started by creating an application for San Francisco childcare services on Early Learning SF application at



9:00am - 11:50pm
1:00pm - 4:50pm


9:00am - 11:50pm
(closed every 3rd Tuesday of the month)


Access Point: 9:00am - 11:50pm // 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Family Resource Center: 9:00am - 11:50pm // 1:00pm - 4:50pm


9:00am - 11:50pm
1:00pm - 4:50pm


9:00am - 11:50pm
1:00pm - 4:50pm

Additional On-Site Services


  • Project Legal Link: By appointment only on Thursdays. One-on-one meetings with an attorney for advice and referrals around immigration, custody, criminal records, and other legal barriers

  • CalWORKs Diaper Bank: Mondays and Friday from 1:30 - 3:30 pm.  Families with children 0-3 and receiving CalWORKs in SF can receive up to 6 packs of diapers per month. EBT card and ID are required at time of diaper pick-up