August Educational Workshops

  • August 17: Symptoms and Prevention of Asthma
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm • Location: 2565 San Bruno Avenue • Language: Spanish
    Join us to learn about how asthma develops, including some of the main causes and strategies for prevention.

  • August 22 – November 7: 1, 2, 3 Magic Workshop Series
    Time: 11:15 am – 12:15 pm  •  Location: 5016 Mission Street  •  Language: Cantonese
    A parenting class to help parents/caregivers develop skills to encourage good behavior and strengthen relationships with their children.

Friday Family Fun Nights

  • Last Friday of the month at our Excelsior center: 5016 Mission Street
    Each month, we’ll have a fun activity for you and your family, with arts, movies, music, movement, and more!

    August 26, 4:00 – 6:00 pm: Mid-autumn Festival & Literacy Night
    Join us for a mooncake celebration! Families will read the mooncake recipe, learn to measure ingredients, and practice new vocabulary. Plus, participants can eat their mooncakes while they learn about this annual festival. Presented in partnership with the Excelsior Library, with stories to honor the fun evening together.
    Link to Register

Open House & Pre-K Tour

  • Visit one or both of our centers to learn more about our Pre-K and education programs, see the classrooms and workshop spaces, and meet our team. The Open House will begin with an introduction to Family Connections and end with an opportunity to experience a sample of our family education programs.

    Excelsior Tours
    3rd Thursdays, 3:15 pm  •  Register for an Excelsior Tour

    Portola Tours:
    4th Thursdays, 3:00 pm •  Register for a Portola Tour

Early Childhood Education

Family Support Groups

  • Chinese Support Group
    Portola: Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
    Excelsior: Thursdays, 12:15 – 1:15 pm

  • Spanish Support Group
    Portola: Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
    Excelsior: Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am

  • English Support Group: Daytime Teatime
    Portola: Fridays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • Vietnamese Support Group
    Portola: Third Wednesday of each month, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Case Management and Family Advocacy

Diaper Bank

Grocery Program

  • Each month, we host two food distribution days for families to pick up free bags of fresh produce and grocery items.
    Portola: Register First Fridays; Pick-Up Second Fridays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
    Register Third Fridays; Pick-Up Fourth Fridays, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
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