Groups & Workshops

Check out our groups and workshops. We offer them on rotation throughout the year.


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From Grinch to Grateful

From Grinch to Grateful

Tuesday, November 14 from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, or
Friday, November 17 from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

A workshop for parents to build strategies and techniques to get them through the stress of the holidays. Join us to discuss what triggers Holiday stress and what you can do to address it. Childcare will be available for both times, please only sign up for one date. The group will be able to accommodate monolingual Spanish speaking parents.

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Kid's Turn Early Years Workshop

Kid's Turn Early Years Workshop

Various Times | 6 weeks | Various Dates
Open to parents with children ages 0-4
enrollment required, there is a fee to attend this workshop

The workshop is designed to help parents understand the impact of family reorganization on their infants and toddlers. It teaches parents skills for promoting healthy development through cooperative parenting.  This workshop is a Family Court recognized co-parenting program. Parents will receive six month access to online curriculum at the completion of the workshop. Learn more about Kids’ Turn workshops.

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Kids' Turn Child Parent Workshop

Kids' Turn Child Parent Workshop

Various Times | 6 weeks | Various Dates
Open to families with children ages 5-17
enrollment required, there is a fee to attend this workshop

This workshop is for families dealing with separation and divorce. It supports children in discussing their feelings and teaches tools to cope with parental separation. Parents meet simultaneously in separate groups to learn co-parenting skills, how to reduce family conflict, and prevent childhood difficulties. Two parent groups are conducted to allow parents to learn separately. Learn more about Kids’ Turn workshops.

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Upcoming

ACT Against Violence Parenting Group

9 weeks
Open to parents ages 0-8
enrollment required, no cost / free

This parenting group covers child development, the effects of media on your child, how to manage anger, positive conflict resolution, and discipline.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 PM
Open to all
drop-ins welcome, no cost / free

This group for parents and other community members who have had a drinking problem. It provides an opportunity for members to share their experience and support one another. To talk with a counselor about your own or a family member’s substance use, call (415) 441-KIDS (5437).


Anger Management

6 weeks
Open to parents with children ages 0-17
enrollment required, no cost / free

This group creates a safe space for people to explore their self-defeating thoughts and behaviors. It provides members with the skills, tools, and support to recognize, understand, and learn from their anger.


Family Dinner

Tuesdays, 5:15-6:00 PM
drop-ins welcome, no cost / free

Come enjoy dinner with your kids and other families.


Kids’ Turn Child-Parent Workshop

Various Dates | 6 weeks
Open to families with children ages 5-17
enrollment required, there is a fee to attend this workshop

This workshop is for families dealing with separation and divorce. It supports children in discussing their feelings and teaches tools to cope with parental separation. Parents meet simultaneously in separate groups to learn co-parenting skills, how to reduce family conflict, and prevent childhood difficulties. Two parent groups are conducted to allow parents to learn separately.

Parents may attend without children, however children may not attend without a parent. If children choose to participate, they must attend all sessions. This workshop is a Family Court recognized co-parenting program. Parents will receive six month access to online curriculum upon completion of the workshop.

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Kids’ Turn Early Year’s Workshop

Various Dates | 6 weeks
Open to parents with children ages 0-4
enrollment required, there is a fee to attend this workshop

The workshop is designed to help parents understand the impact of family reorganization on their infants and toddlers. It teaches parents skills for promoting healthy development through cooperative parenting.  This workshop is a Family Court recognized co-parenting program. Parents will receive six month access to online curriculum at the completion of the workshop.

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Kids’ Turn Summer Parents Only Workshop

Various Dates | 6 weeks
Open to parents with children ages 5-17 (one parent per family and children do not attend).
enrollment required, there is a fee to attend this workshop

Parents meet in small groups to learn co-parenting skills and understand the child’s perspective so they can support their children, reduce family conflict, and prevent childhood difficulties. This workshop is a Family Court recognized co-parenting program. Parents will receive six month access to online curriculum at the completion of the workshop.

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Parenting Young Children

Mondays, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Ongoing
Open to parents with children ages 0-5
enrollment required, no cost / free

This group provides a space for parents to share daily challenges in a supportive environment as well as  learn skills to become more effective parents.


Playtime Together

Thursdays, 1:00-1:50 PM
Open to parents with children ages 0-5
drop-ins welcome, no cost / free

Join us for music, movement, and stories! Playtime Together is the fantastic bonding activity.


SELF Support Group

8 weeks
Open to parents with children ages 0-17
enrollment required, no cost / free

This group challenges its members to think about problems differently and challenge past experiences. It helps to organize life changes into manageable steps, develop ways to identify patterns that present problems related to past experiences, and increase understanding about how to heal and move forward.

  • Thinking about your problems differently
  • Organizing life changes into more manageable steps
  • Develop ways to identify patterns that present problems related to past experiences
  • For more info, or to enroll, contact Sarah Schoomer at (415) 387-3684 ext407

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Single Parent Network

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM
Open to single parents with children ages 0-17
drop-ins welcome, no cost / free

This is a community for single parents to support one another and discuss the challenges of parenting in a non-judgemental and confidential environment.


Slam Poetry Workshop

Mondays, 5:00-7:00 PM | 5 weeks
Open to families with children ages 10-12
enrollment required, no cost / free

This group introduces youth and their parents to slam poetry, public speaking and creative ways to explore identity, cope with trauma, build community, and inspire others.

The group will be split into four sessions. Session one: children,  session two: parents, session three and four: parent/s and child.


Stress Management Group

8 weeks
Open to parents with children ages 0-17
enrollment required, no cost / free

Feeling like you are surviving, not thriving? Struggling with unsuccessful habits? So stressed you can’t function? This group teaches its members how to regulate responses to stress through mindfulness practice, distress tolerance skills, and education on the science of stress and how it is affected by adverse life experiences.


Superheroes

Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00 PM | 8 weeks | September 20 – November 8
Open to families with children ages 5 and 6.
enrollment required, no cost / free

Parents and children will train together, learning how to use their superhero powers to feel safe. They will identify and communicate feelings to a trusted adult, develop healthy coping and self-regulation skills, build self-esteem, learn how to work in a team, and build healthy communication.


Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

Thursday, 5:00-7:00 PM | 13 weeks | August 31 – November 16
Open to parents with children ages 0-17
enrollment required, no cost / free

With the guidance of trained group leaders, parents work together and support each other in learning new skills and putting them into practice to reach the goals of a stable, supportive, and harmonious family.