El Centro Bayview
El Centro Bayview
Drop-In Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm
El Centro Bayview is a partnership of three agencies from the Mission District providing family services to the Bayview Latino population: Mission Neighborhood Centers, Good Samaritan Family Resource Center, and Mission Economic Development Agency.
The program’s mission is to develop prevention, early intervention, and intensive services that support families living in the Bayview. Services include case management, support groups, playgroups, family events, community events and one time parent workshops.
Our partnership commits to providing culturally competent services to Bayview families with an emphasis on maintaining families integrity, health, and safety..
|Classification||Service||Description||How to Access|
|Community Connections||Workshops and classes||Workshops on issues important to Bayview and Latino parents. Topics are based on parent requests, including nutrition, health, family economic success, housing-clinics, and youth development.||Drop-in|
|Community Connections||Family and community events||Families form connections and develop community by sharing an evening meal and family-friendly activities through a culturally relevant event.||Drop-in|
|Community Connections||Parent leadership and volunteer opportunities||Parents are welcome to join our Parent Advisory Council with monthly meetings, participate in parent cafes, and learn leadership skills through our Abriendo Puertas training in Spring.||Drop-in, by appointment|
|Community Connections||Information and referrals||Families are connected to internal and external resources and services.||Drop-in, by appointment|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Infants and babies playgroup||Parents are invited to join other families with babies at Exploremos Juntos, which includes developmentally appropriate fun, music and discussion. Parents can learn about infant development, meet other families and enjoy time with their babies.||Drop-in|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Toddlers/preschoolers playgroup||Parents are invited to join other families with preschool-aged children at the Laugh & Learn, playgroup which includes developmentally appropriate fun, music, and discussion.||Drop-in|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Parent education||Parent education at El Centro Bayview includes:
||Drop-in, by registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Support groups||Support groups will vary throughout the year and will be a mixture of gender-specific or co-ed support groups for parents.||Drop-in, by registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Developmental screening||Receive consultation from our Child Development Specialist and/or Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant with ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire, ages 1 month- 5.5 yrs. old) to better understand your child’s developmental milestones and ways you can help support your children or address any concerns.||By appointment|
|Formal Supports||Family advocacy/case management||Families receive focused guidance and coaching to achieve goals related to parenting, family relationships, obtaining benefits/supports, employment, and health.||Drop-in, by appointment|
|Other Leveraged Services||Transition Housing Program Plus (THP+)||Housing support and independent living skills (ILS) for young adults (age 21-25) who have exited the foster care system.||By registration|