Bananas – Child care referrals and resources 2018-09-10T13:19:03+00:00

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.

Workshops for Parents, FFN, & Child Care Providers

september, 2018

19sep6:30 pm8:30 pmDisciplina Positiva (Serie de 3 Partes)

19sep7:00 pm9:00 pmNo more spaces leftSpirited Child (6-Part Series)

22sep9:00 am4:00 pmTrauma 101: Overview of Trauma and its Impact (1st in a Series)

22sep9:00 am5:00 pmSold Out!訓練課程有關的重要提示 (Chinese CPR & First Aid Training)

23sep9:00 am5:00 pmSold Out!CPR & First Aid Training

25sep10:30 am12:00 pmNew Moms Support Group (4-Part Series)

26sep7:00 pm9:00 pmNo more spaces leftSpirited Child (6-Part Series)

27sep10:00 am11:00 amOpening a Family Child Care Program

29sep9:00 am12:30 pmNo more spaces leftCurriculum Development—Developmentally Appropriate Programs for Children

29sep9:00 am5:00 pm傳染性急病的預防和保健 (Preventive Health)


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