Groups, Workshops & Events

In light of COVID-19, we are offering various groups & workshops virtually! See below for opportunities to be connected & supported from where ever you are.

*All other in-person groups, workshop, and events are postponed until further notice.

Currently Enrolling

ACT Raising Children in Safe Environments

ACT Raising Children in Safe Environments

Thursdays, 10:30am – 12:00PM | 8 weeks | September 29 – November 17,  2022 Open to parents with children 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. Learn More: http://actagainstviolence.apa.org This group is facilitated in SPANISH. __________________________________________________________________________________________

Jueves, 10:30 a. m. – 12:00 p. m. | 8 semanas | 29 de septiembre – 17 de noviembre de 2022

Abierto a padres con niños de 0 a 8 años

Se requiere inscripción, sin costo / gratis

Este grupo para padres cubre el desarrollo infantil, los efectos de los medios en su hijo, cómo manejar la ira, la resolución positiva de conflictos y la disciplina. Más información: https://www.apa.org/act

Este grupo se facilita en ESPAÑOL.

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Kids' Turn Virtual Workshops

Kids' Turn Virtual Workshops

Virtual Child-Parent Workshops

Various Times | 6 weeks | Various Dates
Open to families with children ages 8-17
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.

Upcoming Workshop Dates:
  • August 22 – October 3 | 6 weeks | Mondays from 6 -7:30pm
  • September 10 – October 15 | 6 weeks | Saturdays from 10 -11:30am
  • September 28 – November 2 | 6 weeks | Wednesdays from 6 -7:30pm
  • October 22 – December 3  | 6 weeks | Saturdays from 10 -11:30am

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Virtual Early Years Workshops

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.  Early Years is a parents ONLY workshop.. This workshop is a Family Court recognized co-parenting program. See our full schedule and learn more about

Upcoming Workshop Dates:
  • September 10 – October 15 | 5 weeks | Saturdays from 10 – 11:30am ** No class on September 17 and a double class on Saturday October 15
  • October 24 – November 28 | 6 weeks | Mondays from 6 -7:30pm

Kids’ Turn workshops.

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Parenting Young Children Holiday Edition

Parenting Young Children Holiday Edition

Mondays 11/14 – 12/12, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Open to parents with children ages 0-5

Parenting is a tough job, and even more challenging during the holidays. 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.
Do you have at least one child aged 0-5? Would you like some extra support during the holiday season?
Topics for this group include:
  • Managing emotions
  • Practicing gratitude and joy
  • Free or low cost holiday resources & ideas

Location: 1757 Waller Street, San Francisco and Virtual though Zoom. This is a Hybrid group.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS DOES NOT FULFILL COURT REQUIREMENTS FOR PARENTING CLASSES. PLEASE SEE TRIPLE-P OR KIDS TURN FOR COURT MANDATED PARENTING CLASSES.

Register Now! Register online below or call Gabriela Fojaco at 415-668-0494 Ext 406.

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Perinatal Wellness

Perinatal Wellness

The experience of giving birth is one of the most profound, transformational, and emotionally rich experiences we will have in our lives. How we give birth can have a profound effect on how we see ourselves, how we feel about ourselves, and how we interact with others – including our baby. In this (4) series perinatal workshop parents will have the space to share and process birthing experiences, gain resources that support positive birthing experiences and develop a birth plan that is based on what you believe is best for you and your baby.

Tuesdays October 25 – November 15, 2022 1:30pm-2:30pm

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Playtime Together

Playtime Together

Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:00pm | 12-week group | September 14 – November 30, 2022

Open to parents and children (ages 3 – 5) 

Enrollment required, no cost/free

Increase parent-child bonding through an hour of arts & crafts, songs, games, movement, and storytime. This group is facilitated by the Playroom team in English, with Spanish and Chinese translation support available.

Have questions? Contact the Playroom team: 

Cynthia, 何老师, at cynthia.ho@safeandsound.org, 925-609-4702 (English, Chinese)

Maribel, at maribel.lopez@safeandsound.org, 510-545-2807 (Spanish)

Jillian, at  jilliandeblanc@safeandsound.org, 415-754-3582 (English)

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Tiempo Para Jugar Juntos

Miercoles, 1:00 – 2:00pm | Grupo de 12 semanas | 14 de Semptiembre – 30 de Noviembre 2022

Abierto a padres y niños (de 3 -5 años)


Inscripción requerida, sin costo / gratuito

Aumente la conexión entre padre y hijo a través de una hora de manualidades, canciones, juegos, movimiento y cuentos. Este grupo es facilitado por el equipo del Playroom en INGLÉS, habrá ayuda con traduccion en Español y Chino.

¿Tiene preguntas? Comuníquese con el equipo del Playroom:

Cynthia, 何老师, a cynthia.ho@safeandsound.org, 925-609-4702 (Inglés y Chino)

Maribel, a maribel.lopez@safeandsound.org, 510-545-2807 (Español)

Jillian, at  jilliandeblanc@safeandsound.org, 415-754-3582 (Ingles)

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大家一起玩

星期三,中午1:00-下午 2:00 |12週組|2022年9月14日-11月30日

向父母和孩子开放(3 -5 岁)

需要注册,无费用/免费

通过一小时的手工艺品,歌曲,游戏,动身体和故事时间来增加亲子之间的联系。该小组由英语经行,儿童室员工可提供西班牙语和中文翻译支持。

有问题吗?与儿童室员工联系:

何老师,Cynthia (辛西娅), 电子邮件: cynthia.ho@safeandsound.org,电话:925-609-4702(英语,中文)

Maribel,电子邮件: maribel.lopez @ safeandsound.org,电话:510-545-2807(西班牙语)

Jillian,电子邮件:jilliandeblanc@safeandsound.org,电话:415-754-3582(英语)

SELF Support Group

SELF Support Group

Thursdays from 10:30am – 12pm | 8 weeks | April 21 – June 9, 2022
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

This group is facilitated in ENGLISH.

To register: Click on the SIGN UP button below OR call Gabriela Fojaco at (415) 668 0494 Ext 406.

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Single Parent Network

Single Parent Network

Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm | 12 weeks | September 27 – December 13, 2022
Open to single parents with children ages 0-17

This support group is for parents to discuss the challenges of single parenting in a non-judgmental and confidential setting. Led and facilitated by Diedre Goree, this 12-week group is broken into three themes:
  • Communication & Connection
  • Self-Care
  • Parenting Skills
Parents who complete the group will receive a goodie bag with parenting books and self-care items.
Registration required | Dinner provided | Child care provided | Free to attend

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Superheroes

Superheroes

Wednesdays from 6-7pm | 10 weeks | September 28 – December 7, 2022 (no session Nov 23)

Open to families with children ages 5 and 6.
Enrollment required, no cost / free

This class will be facilitated in English.

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.

To register: Click on the SIGN UP button below.

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Miércoles de 6 a 7 pm | 10 semanas | 6 de Abril- 8 de Junio del 2022

Abierto a familias con niños de 5 y 6 años.
Se requiere inscripción, sin costo / gratis

Esta clase se impartirá en INGLES.

Los padres y los niños entrenarán juntos y aprenderán a usar sus poderes de superhéroe para sentirse seguros. Ellos identificarán y comunicarán sus sentimientos a un adulto de confianza, desarrollarán habilidades saludables de afrontamiento y autorregulación, desarrollarán la autoestima, aprenderán a trabajar en equipo y desarrollarán una comunicación saludable.

Para registrarse: Haga clic en el botón REGISTRARSE a continuación.

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Ongoing

Alcoholics Anonymous *PAUSED*

Alcoholics Anonymous *PAUSED*

*This group is currently paused during SF’s COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place. 

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).

Family Dinner

Family Dinner

Mondays, 5:15-6:00 PM | Ongoing
Weekly Sign-up Required, No cost / Free

Join us for a hot meal with your family!

Both dine in at our Waller building and take out options available.

Call 415-668-0494 to sign up.

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