The Center offers free, ongoing groups, and workshops on a variety of issues. Support groups, workshops, and events are held Monday – Thursday, with some workshops and events on the weekend. Free childcare is available during support groups. While some groups and workshops are drop-in, some groups require pre-enrollment. 

For information regarding current group availability and start dates, refer to our weekly calendar.  For enrollment and other inquiries, please call (415) 387-3684 or email info[at]

ACT Against Violence Parenting Group

Covers child development, the effects of media on your child, effects of violence on your child’s development, how to manage anger, positive conflict resolution, and discipline for positive behaviors.

Enrollment required.

Family Dinner

Tuesdays, 5:15 – 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy dinner with your kids and other families.

Space is limited. All are welcome,

Kids’ Turn

Kids’ Turn provides workshops throughout the year for helping families dealing with parental separation and divorce. These workshops are educational and designed to teach new skills to reduce conflict in families. There are two different workshops, one for parents of children under 5 years of age and one for parents and children ages 5-17.

For current offerings or information: Visit the website at or call us at 415.777.9977

Mindful Parenting Group

Tuesdays, 11:00 – 11:55 a.m. Learn how meditation and breathing exercises can help you manage stress and be a more patient parent.

Drop-in; must complete intake.

Parenting Young Children

Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A support group for parents of children 0-5 years of age.  This group provides a space for parents to share challenges in a supportive environment and come together to learn skills to become more effective parents.

Enrollment required.


Safety, emotions, loss and future. Learn about how challenging past experiences impact your everyday life and develop an increased understanding about how to heal and move forward in your own journey.

Drop-in; must complete intake.

Single Parent Network

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Individual and group support for single parents in a non-judgmental and confidential community.  Click on the link above for a detailed calendar from June-October of 2015.

Drop-in; must complete intake.


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

Enrollment required.

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

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.

Enrollment required.


Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 pm. Free childcare provided in our Children’s Playroom.

To talk with a counselor about your own or a family member’s substance use, call (415) 441-KIDS (5437).