Expanding Our Emergency Family Assistance Fund

Can we count on you to help families in need? Give a Gift Now.

Continuing our mission of helping children and families thrive during this time is our highest priority. Our goal is to help families directly by raising $10,000 to expand our Emergency Family Assistance Fund. Donations raised will allow us to provide basic needs assistance, diapers and formula, groceries, utility bill assistance and more to families in need.

Your donation will have a positive impact on over 400 families we continue to serve.

Thank you for your support of children and families in need!

Give a Gift Now

Winter Holiday Gift Box

We have a special gift for your children this year!

If you need a gift for your child(ren), Family Connections is distributing a wrapped toy for your child ages 0-12 years old. Gifts include books, teddy bears and age appropriate toys.

Registration Deadline: December 11th

Distribution Day: Week of December 14th-18th

For more information, contact Eleazar, at emartinez@fccenters.org or 415.662.3708

Portola Pop-Up Covid Tests

Portola District Pop-up Testing Site:

• Free to the public

• Walk-ins welcome

When: Tuesday, November 10 | 10:00am to 5:00pm

Where: 25 Felton Street | San Francisco, California 94134

More information here

Thank you for a great grand opening!

It was a smash success! Mayor Breed and District supervisor Safai, inaugurated the new center at 5016 Mission St, on May 9. It was a great celebration for our children and families!

Grand Opening

Join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of

Excelsior Family Connections

5016 Mission StreetMay 9, 2019

5:00 pm – Community Ribbon Cutting

5:30 pm – Donor Reception

Mayor London Breed will cut the ribbon to officially open the new, permanent home of Excelsior Family Connections!  

Over the past 25 years, Family Connections has served over 40,000 children and family members.This new state-of-the-art facility will further aid us in fulfilling our mission to strengthen families and build community.
In addition to the ribbon cutting, there will be the opportunity to tour the center and participate in the donor reception with food, libations, silent auction and more.


Join Mayor Breed, our event sponsors and the Family Connections Board of Directors for an exciting evening.

Click HERE for information

Register today for our Free 1-2-3 Magic Parenting Class!

1-2-3 Magic! is a research-based Parenting Education Series that provides parents and caregivers with a precise and effective way of managing the behavior of children ages 2-12 years old. The classes are held on Thursdays at 12-1:30pm, from January 17th, 2019 through March 21, 2019. Childcare and lunch are provided at every session, and all participants receive incentives throughout the course and a Certificate of Completion. The course is free and there are still spaces available! Interested participants can contact Family Connections’ Family Support Manager at 415.715.5105 to register today! Parents, caregivers, and grandparents are welcome.

Join our monthly infant playgroup!

Tummy Time is an interactive playgroup that provides a safe and nurturing space for parents and caregivers to interact with their babies, ages 0-12 months, while learning to understand how their infant’s and babies’ social and emotional lives develop. This group is a fun and relaxing playgroup, full of learning for all! It happens once a month and space is limited. Interested participants can register with Family Connections’ Family Support Manager at 415.715.5105.

Lunar New Year Family Fun Celebration!

People of all background are welcome to join us for a great, fun Lunar New Year Family Fun Celebration on Friday, February 15th, from 4:30-6:30pm.

Come celebrate and learn about the traditions of the New Year!

There will be games, a raffle, photo booth, arts & crafts, a fortune cookie decoration station, lion dance performance, and more!

Kids FREE
$2 per adult
Children must be with an adult & adults must be with a child.
For more information, group request, reasonable accommodations, call 415.715.6746