Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc.

  • CA


155 Bovet Road, Suite 300
San Mateo

United States

About Us

Established in 1983, the Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc. (IHSD) has been San Mateo County’s (CA) comprehensive Head Start and Early Head Start program providing a rich learning environment designed to address low-income children's nutritional and health needs while stimulating their rapid educational and developmental growth. 

With a diverse staff of more than 100 professionals, IHSD provides an array of services to close to 800 children and families each year. It is the mission of IHSD to continue to provide the highest quality child development programs and family services that support families, promote health, build school readiness skills, and educate parents, as it has over the past 31 years.