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Community Services Council

The Community Services Council works to coordinate social, educational, economic and health resources to strengthen families and build more cohesive communities.


The ECE Program at College of the Siskiyous includes a variety of coursework focused on the theory and practice of child development and the application of that study to developmentally appropriate early childhood education and work with school age children. 

First 5 Siskiyou Children and Families Commission

First 5 Siskiyou Children & Families Commission provides support and services to the families of Siskiyou County in northern California. Visit the website to learn more about the mission of First 5, including links to all of Siskiyou Counties family resource centers.


Shasta Head Start provides a range of programs and services in the areas of health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health and early childhood development. Shasta Head Start services Siskiyou County families and children at their Dunsmuir, Weed, and Yreka locations. 

Siskiyou Early Head Start

Siskiyou Early Head Start offers families comprehensive child development services through programs designed to meet the developmental needs of children 0-3 years old. Center-based and Home-based options support the family's changing needs and circumstances.  

Siskiyou County Local Child Care Planning Council 

The Siskiyou County Local Child Care Planning Council (LPC) plans for, promotes, and supports quality child care and early education services that meet the needs of all Siskiyou County families. Visit their website for more information about the work of the Council or to access parent and provider resources.

Siskiyou Child Care Council

Siskiyou Child Care Council provides child care and family resources to all of Siskiyou County. Their Child Care Assistance Payment Program helps income eligible families with child care costs when adult family members are working, seeking work, or participating in a vocational training program. The Council strives to provide a wide range of services that support children and families. For more information call (530) 938-2748 or (800) 300-2748.

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