About Us

Building a Brighter Future for Kids and Their Families

The SUN Service System (SUN) vision is for a system that realizes the potential of those served through inclusive access to an array of effective services and initiatives delivered through a collaborative approach and integrated across agencies, jurisdictions and funders.

SUN’s Long-Term Outcomes are:

  • Children Ready to Enter School (0-5 years)
  • Academic Success
  • Healthy Kids & Families
  • Prosperity
  • Desirable places to live

Our Service Principles, rooted in our shared values are:

  • Asset-Based
  • Youth Development
  • No Wrong Door
  • Culturally Specific Culturally Competent
  • Community-Based
  • School-Based
  • Home-Based Civic Engagement
  • Parent/Family Involvement


SUN services can be accessed at the system's 64 SUN community schools, 6 regional service centers and other community sites.

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SUN Service System Overview

Harvard Profile SUN Service System (pdf, 76KB)