In Response to COVID-19

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to pose a serious health concern in our community. To help navigate the evolving situation, we encourage you to reference these resources.


As the situation continues to develop, we are grateful for your partnership and continual commitment to serving children and families in San Mateo County.

To Read about our COVID-19 Response

Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County (4Cs) is the designated Resource and Referral Agency for Child Care in San Mateo County. Their webpage for COVID-19 Resource and Responses is a resource to help all families, children, and early care and education providers. 

For Families Seeking Child Care contact 4Cs
by phone at 650-517 -1460 (English) and 650-527-1461 (Spanish),
or via email at

If you have any other questions regarding COVID-19 please send your inquiry to

Child Care Law Center updates their FAQ when new guidance or policies are issued regarding the impact of the Coronavirus on Child Care in California

First 5 San Mateo County has valuable information specifically for parents and caregivers of young children, as well as for providers working with children and their families.

San Mateo County Office of Education has information on school closures and other important resources.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) is leading an effort with our Bay Area philanthropic partners on a regional response to protect public health and assist those affected by the disease and its impact.

Child Care Law Center 

  • Send a Message to Congress — Inform your federal representatives to request  funding for child care in the HEROES Act. 
  • Send a Message to Congress — Inform your federal representatives to include support for child care providers in a second emergency relief package.

County of San Mateo — Find Your Elected Representative
Utilize this listing to identify your Federal, State, County, California Elections, Regional, Judicial, City, School and Special District Elected Representatives.

Zero to Three — Send a Message to Congress
Ask Congress to address the urgent needs of babies and families.

Child Care Providers United — Send a Letter to Governer Newsom
Support child care during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response. 

Child Care Aware of America — Send a Message to Congress
Support child care during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response. 

National Women’s  Law Center  Send a Message to Congress
Tell Congress to protect working families during the COVID-19 crisis. 

San Mateo County Economic Development Association  Business Economic Impact Survey
If you are a business affected by COVID-19, please take this survey to help develop financial assistance programs that can offer immediate relief.