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2009 RESOURCE GUIDE
Section 2. Local and State Resources:
Last updated: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 1:00 PM

CHILD AND AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Agency Name
& Address
Contact
Information
Program
Description
CHILD CARE/AFTER-SCHOOL CARE:
The following agencies have traditionally provided child and after-school care to children with disabilities. Inclusive child-care is often available through family day-care homes, child-care centers, YMCAs. For more information about inclusive child care, call Support for Families of Children with Disabilities @ Open Gate at (415) 920-5040, or refer to the child-care referral agencies listed later in this section.

Audrey L. Smith Developmental
Center
1101 Masonic St.
San Francisco, CA 94117

Tel: (415) 863-0909
TDD:
(415) 346-3268
Fax:
N/A

Child-focused early childhood education programs, including mental health component. Provides play therapy, family therapy, support groups, resource and referral services.

E-mail: alsdc@childnet.org                 Web site: N/A

Resource & Referral Center
c/o Wu Yee Children’s Services
888 Clay St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

Tel: (415) 391-4956
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 391-4976

Provides education, health, mental health, nutrition and social services to pregnant women and children 0-3 years old. Early Head Start offers services through 3 options: Home-Based, Center-Based and Family Childcare.

E-mail: N/A                 Web site: http://www.wuyee.org/

Easter Seals of the Bay Area: Child Development Center
75 Hawthorne St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

Tel: (415) 744-8754
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 744-8717

Inclusive child care program.

E-mail: N/A                 Web site:http://bayarea.easterseals.com/

Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center
207 Skyline Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94132

Tel:(415) 665-4100
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 665-7543

Offers recreational and respite programs for children with disabilities. Anyone who receives special education services in SF is eligible.

E-mail: aplayer@prrcsf.org                 Web site:www.prrcsf.org

San Francisco Head Start/Family Child Care Provider
205-13th St., Suite 3280
San Francisco, CA 94103

Tel: (415) 503-1316
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 551-4354

Head Start is a Federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The contact information included here is for the Early Childhood Disability Services Manager. The central office main line is (415) 405-0500.

E-mail: bdbrown@sfsu.edu     Web site:www.sfheadstart.org/

SF Recreation and Park Department: Assisted Services Division
Jackson Park,
17th & Arkansas
San Francisco, CA 94117

Tel: (415) 554-8920
TDD:
(415) 554-8922
Fax:
N/A

The Assisted Services Division of SF Recreation and Park Department sponsors programs for adults, teens and children with developmental, emotional and physical disabilities.

E-mail: N/A                 Web site: N/A
Whitney Young Child Development Center
100 Whitney Young Circle
San Francisco, CA 94124
Tel: (415) 821-7550
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 821-0442
Fully integrated preschool program. Teams consisting of classroom teachers and specialists provide special group and individual activities for children falling below developmental age norms. Also provides an extended day program for SFUSD students with disabilities.

E-mail: whitneyyoung@sbcglobal.net                 Web site:www.whitneyyoungcdc.org

REFERRALS TO CHILD CARE/AFTER-SCHOOL CARE:
Inclusive child-care is often available through family day-care homes, child-care centers, and YMCAs. The following agencies or programs can provide referrals for in-home child care providers for child care or respite, family day-care homes, child-care centers, pre-schools and nursery schools.

Child Care Inclusion Challenge Project (CCICP)
455 Church Street, #115
San Francisco, CA 94114

Tel: (415) 343-3300
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 392-2399

A collaborative whose purpose is to support efforts in providing quality inclusive child care that meets families’ needs.

E-mail: rr@childrenscouncil.org    Web site: www.childrenscouncil.org

Children's Council of San Francisco
445 Church Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

Tel: (415) 276-2900
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 343-3300

Children's Council provides (1) child care referrals and counseling to parents seeking child care; (2) subsidized child care for qualifying parents; (3) provider training and technical assistance and other related child care services.

E-mail: rr@childrenscouncil.org     Website: www.childrenscouncil.org

Open Gate Resource Center
2601 Mission Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110

Tel: (415) 920-5040
TDD:
in process...
Fax:
(415) 920-5099

Provides services to families of children with disabilities, including information and referral. Drop-in center maintains a childcare referral bulletin board where both families and providers can post notices.

E-mail: info@supportforfamilies.org     Web site:www.supportforfamilies.org
Wu Yee Children's Services
888 Clay St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 391-8993
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 391-4976
Offers child care referrals.

E-mail: FamilyCtr@wuyee.org     Web site: www.wuyee.org

OTHER ASSISTANCE WITH CHILD CARE/AFTER-SCHOOL CARE:

Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC)
875 Stevenson Street - 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

Tel: (415) 546-9222
TDD:
(415) 546-9222
Fax:
(415) 546-9203

GGRC is a private, non-profit agency serving people with developmental disabilities ages birth to death in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin counties. GGRC can assist with the cost of child care, if the child is eligible.

E-mail: webmaster@ggrc.org                 Web site: www.ggrc.org
Operation Access c/o San Francisco State University, Recreation and Leisure Studies Department
1600 Holloway,
HSS Bldg., Rm 112
San Francisco, CA 94132
Tel:(415) 338-6887
TDD:
N/A
Fax:
(415) 338-0543
Provides recreational resource consultation, youth leadership training, training and technical assistance to SF Recreation and Parks Department in order to increase opportunities for persons with disabilities to participate in recreation programs offered at neighborhood recreation parks and playgrounds.

E-mail: opaccess@sfsu.edu     Web site: N/A


The resource list above is for your information; it is not necessarily comprehensive and is not an endorsement of the services offered. If you find that any of the information is incorrect, if you would like to offer any feedback, or if you know of additional resources that may be helpful to include in the future, please let us know. You can call us at (415) 920-5040, e-mail us at info@supportforfamilies.org or write to us c/o Open Gate, 2601 Mission Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110. Thank you to all the agencies who completed our Request for Information form and thank you as well to community resource databases such as Helplink and the San Francisco Public Library Community Connection for lending valuable assistance.
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