Family Workshops

Our workshops help you understand your child care options and find programs that meet your family’s needs. We also offer parent education and child development programs.

Our schedule of workshops for January – June 2018 has been posted below. A downloadable flyer is  available now. 

Fire Safety for Apartments & Homes, presented by the SF Fire Department
Fri, May 31, 6:30-8pm
Presented in English, Spanish and Chinese

From exit drills to evacuation floor plans, the SF Fire Department & Children’s Council team up to teach you everything you need to know about fire safety. This workshop is free and includes dinner. Child care available. Space is limited, RSVP now!

Tuesday Playgroups

Every Tuesday from 10-11:30am – newcomers always welcome, no RSVP needed!

Each week child development experts lead engaging activities to build young brains, including resources and ideas you can use at home.


Designed for 0-6 year olds, their parents and caregivers. All languages and drop-ins welcome.

Call Jessica  Boehme-Flores at 415-276-2902 with any questions.

New & Expecting Moms Group

In 2018, join us for a six-part series on Wednesdays from 11am-1pm:

This group will support new and expecting mommies through group discussion, interaction and activities. We’ll build new relationships and support communication between you and your child. The facilitator is a new mom herself, with a background in social psychology and adult and child education.

Expecting moms and new moms with babies are encouraged to attend any or all sessions! Learn more in this blog by our facilitator Jess Boehme-Flores.

Drop-ins welcome, but please register for the full series.

Parent Cafe

Build supportive relationships with other families while learning how to better manage the stress of parenting from our team of child development experts. Dinner and child care are provided. Please RSVP:

Choosing Child Care

This workshop helps you evaluate family child care homes and infant/toddler centers. We also explore licensing regulations, legal rights of parents and indicators of quality.

This is a free workshop. Advance registration preferred.

Choosing a Preschool

In this workshop we address program philosophies, quality indicators and tips on navigating the application process. This is a free workshop. Advance registration preferred.

Pediatric CPR & First Aid

Receive your certification from the Emergency Medical Services Authority. Course fee is $120, registration is required. 



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