MFCE Program Objectives

    • Increase the affordability and accessibility of programs for children ages birth to 8 of all families with diverse cultural, linguistic and economic backgrounds through the use of a sliding fee scale. Preschool programs are free of charge for all four-year-olds entering Kindergarten the following year.
    • Enhance collaboration among community programs and services for children ages 3 to 8.
    • Provide early childhood programs and services that are high quality.
    • Conduct community outreach to ensure that families who may be hard to reach by traditional methods are offered opportunities to be enrolled in a program that meets their needs.
    • To foster the use of libraries and museums.