The Redwood City Child Development Program (RCCDP) is a private non-profit program funded by the California State Department of Education, Federal Food Program, and parent fees. The center, established in 1985, is housed in the Fair Oaks Community Center and is supported by the City of Redwood City. RCCDP is licensed by the State of California Department of Social Services to provide education and care for up to 86 children ages 1-5 years.

Mission Statement

The Redwood City Child Development Program, a child development program serving working families and parents in training provides:

• A comprehensive child development program which helps children’s successful integration and participation in the family, school, and community

• A safe, healthy, child centered learning environment, which evolves from the developmental needs of children

• Focus on the emotional, social, cognitive, and physical needs of each child as an individual and as a group member

• Encouragement to teachers, families, and the community to take an active role in their child’s learning and development


The center provides a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment that contributes to the development of children, helping to meet their emotional, social, cognitive, and physical needs. The program’s purpose is to guide and encourage each child’s individual potential and support the involvement of families.