Opening doors to greater learning and success for preschoolers, K-12 students and adults

The Children, Youth and Family Development Division serves all ages through a community based approach. With over 30 locations and over 200 employees our scope impacts the community on a daily bases.

Be part of an international effort to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable children. You’ll provide a life filled with hope to a refugee youth, and we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Catholic Charities’ Family Resource Centers (FRCs) serve families with children prenatal through age 5 of all income levels and legal status. Our prevention and education services promote the importance of school readiness through family engagement, early education, wellness and community leadership and advocacy programs. Services are available in Santa Clara County’s Supervisorial Districts 1, 2 and 4 through Catholic Charities.

CORAL is a K-8 after-school program that focuses on improving academic achievement through literacy and homework support. In addition, CORAL sports and other enrichment activities are provided at each of the 22 school sites. CORAL improves the academic achievement of young people through out-of-school programs by involving students, families, schools, and community based organizations.

CORAL Moves is a K-12 after school program that focuses on improving academic achievement  homework support. The Spartan Keyes CORAL Moves program is a drop in center for all neighborhood students.  The program is offered Mon. - Fri. from 2:30 - 5:30 PM.  Once a month we partner with the Second Harvest Food Bank to provide the Family Harvest Program for local residents. 

A program designed for clients who are seeking their very first job. Assistance includes resume writing, career counseling, interviewing skills, job placement, job retention skills and job upgrade.

A community partnership that supports children from cradle to career through; 1) Community Schools; 2) Safe and Strong Neighborhoods; and 3) Economic Development.

Washington United Youth Center Program offers programming targeting youth ages 12 to 17 and support services for parents and other adults.

Provides truancy and gang prevention/intervention services to at-risk youth. Works with community partners to conduct ongoing street outreach to youth exhibiting high-risk behaviors, including gang involvement, truancy, and substance abuse. The FA’ATASI Program helps at-risk, gang-prone young men to develop cultural sensitivity and spiritual awareness. 

We work with young men and young women who are identified as gang members and are currently on gang probation. The goal of the team is to help youth choose positive alternatives to gang involvement and racial conflict. The team consists of bilingual, bi-cultural staff members who are knowledgeable about the gang lifestyle.

IDA (Matched Savings Accounts), Financial Education are part of our asset building services to help low-income individuals and families develop healthy budgeting, spending and savings habits.

The training is designed to provide you with basic, hands on skills and knowledge that you will need to start a career in health care. You will learn to provide care to ambulatory elderly and other patients in their homes. This non-credit program emphasizes basic nursing needs, safety considerations, and nutritional needs for older adults. This course is designed to help jump start your career in health care!