Go Warriors!

Go Warriors! Family Connections is so appreciative of our partnership with the Golden State Warriors, Ticketmaster, and the Chase Center! Homework Club teachers, kids, and their families were invited to attend a special game-day experience at the Chase Center. For one of our families, it was

Portola Family Garden

Portola Children & Family Garden Family Connections is thrilled to have a new beautiful garden in our backyard for children and families to engage in nature-based programs. We're so grateful to the Department of Early Childhood, LIIF, SF Children & Nature, SF Recreation & Park, BASE Landscape Architecture, Scientific Art

Cheers to 30 Years!

Thank you for celebrating with us! Much gratitude to all who joined us for a beautiful, sunny Sunday in the Excelsior for live music, arts and crafts, games galore, tons of community organizations, performances, food from our favorite local restaurants, and so much more! We celebrated on Mission Street and inside

New Street Signs

New Street Signs In July, we debuted street signs that celebrated our families and the impact Family Connections has had in San Francisco. Explore the city and see if you can spot them all! Thank you to the families who participated in this project, and the Department of Early Childhood

Backpacks, Books, and Big Fun!

Backpacks, Books, and Big Fun! On July 26, Family Connections hosted a Backpack Distribution and Book Fair. Kids and their families were able to select from a wide range of diverse and multilingual books, do arts and crafts, and of course, receive a brand-new backpack full of school supplies! Plus each

Oceanic Adventures

Oceanic Adventures For the first time in Family Connections history, the Portola and Excelsior Pre-K went on a joint field trip! The crew traveled to the Aquarium of the Bay, where they learned about the wonders of the sea. Preschooler Max loves animals. He shared what he learned about the

Thank you, Ms. Julyann!

Thank You, Ms. Julyann! Ms. Juylann has been a part of the fabric of Family Connections for 26+ years! On June 2, she ends her time with us and enters retirement. Though we can't imagine programs without her, we're so excited for this next chapter in her life. Julyann was

Rabbits, Cats and Lion [Dancers]! Oh My!

We are ringing in the Lunar New Year, which began on January 22, with community celebrations at both our Excelsior and Portola centers. This past week, Friday Family Fun Night welcomed over 60 kids and adults from Excelsior to honor the year of the rabbit (or

Learning About the Fruits & Vegetables Around Us

Do you remember the first time you visited a supermarket, taking in all the bright fruits and vegetables? The Pre-K class has been learning about fruits, vegetables, and how to build healthy eating habits. But to deepen their knowledge and ground their understanding in first-hand experiences, they

2022 Highlights

Happy New Year! We couldn't have accomplished all that we did this year without our incredible community. On behalf of all of us at Family Connections, thank you for making this such a special year! Enjoy some of our favorite 2022 moments, and cheers to all that 2023 will bring!