HELP SUPPORT BANANAS
BANANAS welcomes your generous partnership and support. Donations in any amount will make a difference for young children.
JOB BOARD & LISTINGS
We welcome both parents and licensed child care centers to post jobs on our online community job board!
BEST CHILD CARE REFERRAL AND SUPPORT AGENCY IN THE COUNTY!
BANANAS was voted the Best Child Care Referral and Support Agency in Alameda County in 2020!
BANANAS IS WORKING FOR YOU REMOTELY – STAY SAFE!
All services are available for families and providers. Staff can be contacted via email or phone.
Child Care Referrals: 510-658-0381
BANANAS mission is to partner with families and child care providers to raise happy, confident children. We offer child care referrals and resources to families with young children and child care professionals in the Northern Alameda County cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, Piedmont, Emeryville, and Alameda. If you need assistance with paying for child care, call us to see if you qualify for a subsidy program.
We welcome families and child care providers to sign up for our parent education classes, professional development trainings, and playgroups held here at BANANAS and out in the community. Sign up for sessions under Workshops & Trainings.
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CDC MILESTONE TRACKER
Track a child’s milestones with the CDC’s illustrated checklists; get tips for encouraging a child’s development; and learn the markers of average progress.
BANANAS CLASS CATALOG
Check out the most current seasonal catalog for classes, workshops, and trainings.
IMPACT REPORT 2019-20
We invite you to flip through the pages of our latest Impact Report where we highlight the work of our child care providers, families, staff, and the early childhood ecosystem that is so important to support strong families and our youngest learners.