Bayview YMCA Family Resource Center
Bayview YMCA Family Resource Center
Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am – 4pm and by appointment
The Bayview YMCA Family Resource Center is a family supportive and responsive empowerment program that serves as a hub for connecting families with a network of local and city-wide resources to strengthen families and prevent risk of abuse and neglect.
|Classification||Service||Description||How to Access|
|Community Connections||Workshops and classes||Homeless Prenatal Programs, Health & Fatherhood Resource Fair, VV Strong Families’ Health Fair, Mercy Services’ Financial Workshops, BMagic’s Backpack giveaway, SF Housing Development Corporation, and SF Child Supports’ awareness presentations.||Drop-in, by registration|
|Community Connections||Family and community events||Events throughout the year include: Healthy Kids’ Day (April) to educate about health and well-being of our kids and families. Holiday Party toy giveaway (December) to distribute over 150 toys to kids. Lunar (Chinese) New Year and Black History Month celebration with activities.||Drop-in|
|Community Connections||Parent leadership and volunteer opportunities||Parents and volunteers have the opportunity to help at every event and workshop; participants gain skill development.||Drop-in|
|Community Connections||Information and referrals||Family advocates provide information and referrals for child care, domestic violence prevention and education, medical/dental care, housing, job opportunities, and more in the family’s home language. Families are connected to internal and external resources and services.||Drop-in, by appointment, phone|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Infants and babies playgroup||Infant massage group supports the importance of a secure environment and nurturing touch in the healthy growth, development and maturation of children, and helps parents to understand their baby’s particular nonverbal language and respond with love and respectful listening.||Drop-in, by registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Toddlers/preschoolers playgroup||Answers Benefiting Children (ABC Group) is a drop-in group activity that engages parents and their children in healthy ways that promote social development of their children.||Drop-in, by registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Parent education||Triple P: A parenting and family support system designated to prevent as well as treat behavioral and emotional problems in children and teens.
ACT: Parenting our children in safe environments, particularly for children exposed to violence.
|By appointment, by registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Support groups||Anger management: A safe and encouraging supportive group of women working together to enhance their experience toward healthy relationships without anger, without regrets.
Fatherhood: A group dedicated to helping fathers with parenting skills, planning, and advocacy.
DV Support: A group that partners with La Casa to offer services for women with or without children who are in domestic or community violence.
Healing circle: This group focuses on the healing power of sound and vibrations to help relax the mind and inspire the spirit.
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Developmental screening||ASQ-3 can be conducted and developmental assessment screening are modeled for parents.||By appointment|
|Formal Supports||Family advocacy/case management||Staff helps remove barriers that prevent families from linking to or accessing available services.||By appointment|
|Formal Supports||Differential response and/or enhanced visitation||Services for families referred by the San Francisco Human Services Agency.||By referral|
|Other Leveraged Services||Housing support||We may provide housing stabilization services, assistance with move-in costs, and delinquent rents.||By appointment|