COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDEBOOK

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
— Malcolm X

CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO / OCEAN AVE. CAMPUS ADMISSION

Provides educational programs and services that promote student achievement and life-long learning to meet the needs of our diverse community.
Address: 50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco CA 94112
Telephone: (415) 239-3285
Enrollment Website:  https://www.ccsf.edu/en/futurestudents/Future_credit_students/apply_for_admissions.html
Campuses and ESL Coordinators
Chinatown Campus           
Telephone: (415) 495-8633
Coordinator: Jeanne Kearsley / jkearsle@ccsf.edu
Civic Center Campus        
Telephone: (415) 561-1880
Coordinator: Rick Kappra / rkappra@ccsf.edu
Downtown Campus           
Telephone: (415) 267-6524
Coordinator: Christa Lewis / clewis@ccsf.edu
Evans Campus                 
Telephone: 
(415) 267-6524
Coordinator: Christa Lewis / clewis@ccsf.edu
John Adams Campus         
Telephone: 
(415) 561-1954
Coordinator: Anna-Lisa Helmy / ahelmy@ccsf.edu
Mission Campus               
Telephone: 
(415) 920-6012
Coordinator: Eve Tarquino / etarquin@ccsf.edu        
Ocean Campus                
Telephone: 
(415) 239-3427
Coordinator: Rachel Cohen / rcohen@ccsf.edu      
Southeast Campus            
Telephone: 
(415) 267-6524
Coordinator: Christa Lewis / clewis@ccsf.edu

Excelsior Branch Library
Public Library that provides Internet access, movie rentals, and books.
Address: 4400 Mission St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Friday: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Saturday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Sunday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 355-2868
Languages Spoken: English

Mission Language Vocational Services
Provides job skills training in Healthcare, Hospitality, and Office Skills, as well as classes in English (ESL and business communications), computers, and math FREE to qualifying low-income individuals, primarily Latino and other underserved, unemployed and working-poor immigrants and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Address: 2929 19th St, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 622-5432
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICE

Provides each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.
Address: 555 Franklin St, San Francisco CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 241-6000
Website: www.sfusd.edu

DAY CARE

Children’s Council of San Francisco
Connects parents to child care that meets their needs, and support child care professionals in our community.
Address: 445 Church St, San Francisco CA 94114
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: Front Desk: (415) 276-2900 / (415) 392-2399 (fax)
Hours: Resource and Referral Counselors: Monday - Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM; Fridays: 8:30 AM – Noon
Telephone: Resource and Referral Line: (415) 343-3300
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Chinese

Wu Yee
Provides good quality childcare and preschool programs.
Address: 880-888 Clay St, San Francisco CA 94108
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 677-0100
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese

California Child Care Resource & Referral
Helps parents seek good quality child care in their area.
Address: 1182 Market St, Suite 300, San Francisco CA 94102
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Closed for lunch: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 882-0234
Languages Spoken: English

Excelsior Family Connections           
Provides early childhood development programs and workshops, case management, parenting classes, and information and referrals that support families to build strong communities.
Excelsior Center:
Address: 49 Ocean Ave, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 333-3845
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese
Portola Center:
Address: 2565 San Bruno Ave, San Francisco CA 94134
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 715-6746
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese

AFTERSCHOOL PROVIDERS

YMCA
Provides programs, services and initiatives enabling kids to realize their potential, preparing teens for college, offering ways for families to have fun together, empowering people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body; preparing people for employment, welcoming and embracing newcomers and helping foster a nationwide service ethic. Programs and services include afterschool enrichment, academic support, arts and recreation, technology education, leadership development, job skills and career development, and wellness services.
Parents Resource Guide: http://sfkids.org/parent-resources#parent_resource_gri
Mission Branch YMCA:
Address: 4080 Mission St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 586-6900
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Bayview Hunter's Point YMCA:
Address: 1601 Lane St, San Francisco CA 94124
Hours: Monday - Friday: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Saturday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM; Sunday: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 822-7728
Languages Spoken: English

OMI Excelsior Beacon Center
Address: 241 Oneida Avenue, Rm 80, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday / Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM; Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 763-9966
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Mission Beacon
Supports children and their families and provide after school and summer programs for students.
Mission Beacon/ExCel Food Pantry: Open to all families, located inside Everett Middle School
Address: 450 Church St, San Francisco CA 94114
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM; Friday 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 431-2233 / marco@missiongraduates.org
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco
Clubs provide a fun, safe and constructive environment for kids and teens during out-of-school hours. Community-based and led by professional staff, Clubs offer programs and services to help young people succeed in school, develop leadership skills, and maintain healthy lifestyles.
Executive Office Address380 Fulton St, San Francisco CA 94102
Executive Office Phone(415) 445-5401
Excelsior Clubhouse:
Address: 
163 London St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Elementary School: Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Middle School: Monday - Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Friday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
High School: Monday - Tuesday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Wednesday - Thursday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PMFriday: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 334-2582
Languages Spoken: English
Sunnydale Clubhouse:
Address: 1654 Sunnydale Ave, San Francisco CA 94134
Hours: Elementary School: Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Middle School: Monday -Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Friday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 584-5028
Languages Spoken: English
Visitacion Valley Clubhouse:
Address: 251 Leland Ave, San Francisco CA 94134
Hours: Elementary School: Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Middle School: Monday -Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Friday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 239-2392
Languages Spoken: English
Mission Clubhouse:
Address: 901 Alabama St, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Elementary School: Monday - Friday: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Middle School: Monday - Thursday: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM; Friday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
High School: Monday - Thursday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 1st / 3rd Friday: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2nd / 4th Friday: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 400-8911
Languages Spoken: English

 

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