Early Care and Education Programs

Our State-funded Preschools and Infant/Toddler Child Care programs ensure every child has equal access to quality early care and education.

Scroll down to complete our interest form if you are interested in enrolling your child in any of our programs.


State-Funded Preschools

Our preschool provides an engaging, culturally and linguistically appropriate learning environment for 3- and 4-year old children

Our preschool provides:

  • Supports children’s cognitive, physical, and social emotional learning and development to prepare them for kindergarten
  • Builds on children’s strengths, incorporating multiple approaches to learning
  • Provides a variety of activities that enable children to play, learn and grow
  • Includes a strong family engagement component to support children’s learning
  • Incorporates an innovative Family Math component to develop foundational early math skills
Teacher showing student how to solve a problem on a whiteboard

Half-day program schedule:

Morning: 8:00am to 11:30am

Afternoon: 12:30pm to 4:00pm

The program is offered at two sites:

San Antonio campus
2003 E. San Antonio St.
San Jose, CA 95116

Story Road campus
14845 Story Road
San Jose, CA 95127

Eastside Cares

 Our Eastside Cares Initiative offers two programs that provide local, affordable and high-quality child care through the implementation of our Infant/Toddler Childcare model, designed to reflect what we have learned about the care environment our families prefer for their young children, and to enable continuity of care for infants and toddlers as they grow.

Home Education Network

Family Child Care

3 – 18 months 

We offer subsidized child care and quality early education to infants
through our Friends and Family Childcare Home Network (FFCHN) of trained and licensed child care providers. 

 This partnership provides:

  • Affordable and local child care.
  • Smaller student to teacher ratio.
  • Ongoing professional development, coaching, and workshops for FFCHN childcare providers.

 Eastside Cares

Toddler Center

18 – 36 months

Toddlers will receive quality care and enriching education in our recently renovated Toddler Center, built to meet the needs every child needs for a healthy development.

Location and hours of operation:

2005 E. San Antonio St.
San Jose, CA 95116


To begin the process of enrolling your child in a GFS State-funded preschool program, please fill out the interest form below. Any questions, please email jramirez@gfsfamilyservices.org or call (408) 347-7892, ext. 307 or (408) 478-5678.

Interest Form

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