Welcome to CAPE, Inc!

Community Association for Preschool Education, Inc. (CAPE, Inc.) is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive early care and education through Head Start, Early Head Start, and State Preschool programs to children ages 0-5 in Eastern Alameda County, Early Head Start services in Central Alameda County through child care partnerships, and Medi-Cal certified Mental Health Services in Eastern, Central, and Southern Alameda County.

  • We Have Moved!!!


    Our admin office has been relocated. You can now find us on the Vineyard Adult Education campus at 1401 Almond Ave., Livermore CA 94550. Please take note of our new address and contact information. Thank you!

  • Join the team today!


    CAPE offers a cohesive environment for passionate people who want to make a significant contribution to early childhood education, social/emotional development and early childhood mental health.
    Join the team today!

  • Our Services


    CAPE, Inc. will incorporate best practices in education, health, nutrition, parent involvement, mental, health and services for children with disabilities.
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  • Apply Today


    If you would like to apply for one of our programs, please complete the online application.
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  • Mental Health Services


    CAPE, Inc.’s Mental Health program is dedicated to strengthening the relationships between young children and the adults who care for them. To Make a Referral: Call our referral line at (925) 518-6280 to leave a message in English or Spanish. An intake clinician will return your call within 3 business days.

Latest News & Events

July 6, 2020
Coming Soon
Coming soon, CAPE, Inc. will be expanding to serve Southern Alameda County

May 9, 2016
Strengthening Outcomes
Head Start early childhood programs are committed to ensuring that children are healthy and ready for school. We recognize that strong families are at the heart of children’s success.

May 8, 2016
Health Literacy and Family Engagement
There are several key elements to supporting health literacy and family engagement, including understanding the cultures and languages of the families served.

May 7, 2016
School Readiness
Research shows that what happens during the first five years of life is critical to healthy child development. Head Start's comprehensive focus on the five core domains.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide the highest quality early childhood development, education, and family services to support school readiness and meet the needs of low-income children, their families, and our community.

CAPE Inc. programs provide individualized opportunities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in a nurturing environment. Enrolled families will have access to parent trainings, conferences, family events, mental health services, as well as additional specialized services for children with disabilities.

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