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Center for the Improvement of Child Caring

(818) 358-4858

Seminars, skill-building programs, books and videos.

Relationship Skills Center


Flourishing families program for couples and singles.

First 5 California


First 5 California is dedicated to improving the lives of California’s young children and their families through a comprehensive system of education, health services, childcare, and other crucial programs. Since its creation, First 5 California has brought these critical services to millions of parents, caregivers, and children ages 0 to 5, and is striving to reach thousands more every day. New parents, grandparents, and caregivers may obtain a kit full of information and tips. It is free and available in six different languages (English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and Vietnamese). The websites parenting section includes a health, learning, and activity centers, links to services and support, and videos and downloads.

Celia Center

Provides child and family counseling



Child care referrals, parenting support and classes, free legal aid, and more

Berkeley Parents Network

Parenting support, listings, answers to questions, recommendations, and more

Parent Resource Center


In-home volunteer mentoring and on-site parenting education classes to decrease the risk of child abuse, neglect and family violence. The goal of the Center is to provide emotional and educational support for parents in nurturing and guiding their children through the critical first 5 years of a child’s life. They offer on-site parenting classes for mothers to be, young mothers, and adult and teen mothers. They also have a family literacy class. There are a number of volunteer opportunities available through this organization.

Single and Parenting

619 262 8384

Structured support group for single parents; $20; childcare included

Bay Area Single Parents

We are a vital and active community of single parents. Our group provides a low pressure way to connect with other single parents on hikes, kids activities, dinners out, events with other single families and more. We average 5+ events per week

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