Drop-In Hours: Weekdays, 9 am – 5 pm
The agencies that form the Chicano/Latino Family Resource System & the Mission Family Resource Collaborative have a long standing history of providing community driven services in the Mission District and San Francisco citywide: IFR (Trauma Informed Mental Health, Education, Healing and Recovery services and Programs), CARECEN (Immigration and Wellness Services and Programs), LRCRC (Family Support, Information and Referral Services), and MNC (Early Childhood and Family Support Services).
|Classification||Service||Description||How to Access|
|Community Connections||Workshops and classes||Workshops offered on topics related to parenting, child development, pregnancy/infant care, health issues, working with SFUSD and accessing resources to support families’ budgets. Workshops occur city-wide throughout SF and throughout the Mission neighborhood.||By registration|
|Community Connections||Family and community events||Cultural and holiday events offered throughout the year help families meet other families in their community, and affirm and celebrate each other’s culture and understand each other better. (Spanish and English)||By registration|
|Community Connections||Parent leadership and volunteer opportunities||Monthly Parent Advisory Committee meetings, leadership, and planning opportunities throughout the year. Participating parents are encouraged to volunteer in programs and activities. (Spanish and English)||By registration|
|Community Connections||Information and referrals||Families receive information on community resources that meet their needs including: child care, school issues, health insurance, pregnancy, mental health issues, housing/shelter, food assistance and many other topics. (Spanish and English)||Drop-in|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Infants and babies playgroup||Los Peques – An infant (up to 18 months) and parent play group which provides activities for families to have fun, learn about infant development, and support bonding. (Spanish and English)||By registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Toddlers/preschoolers playgroup||Play groups provide activities for children 18 months to 5 years and their families to have fun with each other and other families. Activities promote bonding, parenting skill development, early literacy and school readiness. (Spanish and English)
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Parent education – For parents of 0-5 year olds, school age children and teens||Parenting education builds parenting skills and knowledge of infant/youth/teen development. These classes cover a variety of topics for a variety of parents, including special classes for fathers and for parents with CPS referrals.||By registration|
|Parenting Advice and Skill Building||Support groups||Support groups are available for all parents. Groups for mothers utilize art to help individuals to express their experiences and release stress.
|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) and KIPS 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||Staff assists families with research, translation, application assistance and advocacy to help families to identify and obtain needed resources and services for their families.||By referral|
|Formal Supports||Case management||Case Management provides families ongoing support to complete a goal-oriented plan related to an urgent crisis or with ongoing life challenges, such as housing, employment, education.||By referral|
|Other Leveraged Services||Community services||Counseling, legal aid, job readiness, food pantry and Saturday family activities.||By registration|