Workshops/Events/Referrals

  • Workshops/Webinars
  • Events
  • Referrals

Welcome to our workshops/events/referrals page.  We look forward to offering our low-income, equity populations, credit/non-credit students, and college community a variety of workshops/events to help students gain access to essential supports, improve and ease navigation of internal and external resources and services available to meet students basic needs.  Stay tuned for more events to come...

Note: All events hosted/shared by SparkPoint at CCSF are free!

Workshops

Patelco Credit Union

Join us for our virtual Financial Wellness Workshop Series with our community partner/sponsor Patelco Credit Union, facilitated by Veronica Dangerfield.  These financial literacy sessions are free of cost and will be held monthly at 5:00pm.  Each session covers a different topic to support you and your families financial wellness. 

Login to Zoom using your CCSF email account to get credit for your attendance.  

Click the link below for the workshop session you want to join or scan the QR code on the flyer. 

1. Savings Strategies - October 13, 2022 at 5PM

2. Budget Made Easy - November 10, 2022 at 5PM

3. Understanding Credit - December 1, 2022 at 5PM

WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: IN PERSON GROUP

We'll work to create a safe space where participants can build community, voice your experiences, and learn from each other. All range of concerns are welcome, including stress, relationships, loneliness, friendships, oppression/bias/racism, academics, or whatever you come with. Women identified, nonbinary, and trans folx are welcome.

When: Wednesdays 12:00-1:15 beginning October 5th

 

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES:

CCSF VIRTUAL HELP COUNTER: (ZOOM MEETING ID: 930 1193 6116)

EMAIL: STUDENTHEALTH@CCSF.EDU

WORKING WITH YOURSELF TO CALM YOUR ANXIETY: VIRTUAL (ZOOM)

Do you have anxieties and worries? Do you wish you could calm them down – at least a little? Our weekly workshop will offer participants opportunities to learn how to recognize signals of their anxiety and overcome fears of them; students will also acquire relaxation techniques and other tools for calming themselves.

When: Wednesdays 2-3pm starting September 14th

 

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES:

CCSF VIRTUAL HELP COUNTER: (ZOOM MEETING ID: 930 1193 6116)

EMAIL: STUDENTHEALTH@CCSF.EDU

STRESS AND WORRY: EXPLORATION OF TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT: IN PERSON GROUP

Feeling stressed or worrying too much? Now more than ever, there is an increased awareness and understanding of just how much stress and sometimes worry can affect our lives. We’ll look at where stress comes from, our responses to stress, and its effects on our health. We’ll find ways to manage our stress and worry through examining our thinking patterns. We’ll review some mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral techniques, self-care practices as well as meditation and breathing strategies.

When: Tuesdays 1-2pm starting Nov 1st

 

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES:

CCSF VIRTUAL HELP COUNTER: (ZOOM MEETING ID: 930 1193 6116)

EMAIL: STUDENTHEALTH@CCSF.EDU

RIO: RECOGNITION, INSIGHT AND OPENNESS

The RIO program is a set of three 50-minute sessions in a group format in which you will learn tips, tools and strategies for understanding and managing difficult issues, focusing your energy, and setting and reaching your personal goals.

When: Oct 17, 24, 31 Tuesdays 12-1pm in person with Felicia King, LCSW

OR

Nov 29, Dec 6, 13 Mondays 1-2pm on zoom with Sachi Uchimaru, LCSW

 

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES:

CCSF VIRTUAL HELP COUNTER: (ZOOM MEETING ID: 930 1193 6116)

EMAIL: STUDENTHEALTH@CCSF.EDU

Events

 

SAVE THE DATE

Join us for our Virtual Launch Event being held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 2:00pm

This is an opportunity to share with our college community the planning and development efforts of the planning team and introduce new external partnerships we've established to help meet students basic needs, educational success and economic prosperity.  

All students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members are welcome!

Register Here

 

Get medical, food and cash assistance now.

MyBenefitsCalWIN is the fast, easy way for California residents to get the help they need and allows you to submit an application online for cash aid (CalWORKs), Medi-Cal services, and CalFresh (Food Stamps).

Need assistance applying for benefits?

Stop by the SparkPoint Center (Tues/Weds/Thurs) or make an appointment to get support with creating an account and getting started on your application.

Wu Yee Children's Services

Wu Yee Children’s Services believes nothing is more essential than excellent child care and education for all our children, right from the start. Every day we partner with parents, as well as countless individuals and organizations across San Francisco, to provide a network that strengthens and connects a diverse, resilient community around our children.  Because when we stand up for children, we stand up for one another. 

https://www.wuyee.org/

Wu Yee will conduct on-site visits at the SparkPoint Center.  An enrollment specialist will be available to help assist Student Parents with identifying resources to support their childcare needs.

 

SPARKPOINT CENTER HOURS

Come by the SparkPoint Center at CCSF in Science Hall, Room 127 during one of the dates listed below to meet with an Enrollment Specialist:

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 10am - 3pm

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 10am - 3pm

 

Early Learning Programs

Wu Yee provides comprehensive early care and education at no cost through our Early Learning Centers, Family Child Care homes, Prenatal Care services, and Home Visiting programs.

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Family and Community Services

Wu Yee connects parents and caregivers to affordable child care options, payment assistance (Early Learning Scholarships), workshops, playgroups and more to support the whole family.

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CHILD CARE PAYMENT ASSISTANCE (ELS)>

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Family Childcare Educators Services

Wu Yee expands access to quality care by offering training and business development resources for early childhood educators to start or expand a family child care home business.

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS>

JOIN OUR QUALITY NETWORK>

 

Student Health Services

City College of San Francisco Student Health Services promotes student success and the wellbeing of the whole student: physically, mentally, and socially. Student Health Services strives to provide high-quality, accessible, and culturally responsive health care.

Student Health Services will conduct on-site visits at the SparkPoint Center.  An outreach specialist will be available to help assist students with identifying resources to support their healthcare needs.  Students can also make an appointment directly with the Student Health Services.

 

SPARKPOINT CENTER HOURS

Come by the SparkPoint Center at CCSF in Science Hall, Room 127 during one of the dates listed below to meet with an Outreach Specialist:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 from 10am - 12pm

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 10am - 12pm

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 from 10am - 12pm

 

Medical Nursing & Mental Health Appointments

CCSF Student Health remote virtual services:

  1. Mental Health Counseling
  2. Sexual and reproductive health
  3. Birth control – consultations only
  4. Request for oral contraceptive pills (OCP) refill prescription –established patients only
  5. Emergency contraceptive pill consultations
  6. Sexually transmitted infections (STI) – consultations only (no labs)
  7. Urinary symptoms -
  8. Upper respiratory symptoms – such as fever, cough, ear pain
  9. Immunization – consultation only – for transfer, ISP or health science requirements
  10. International Student – Referral/Insurance Help

Students are encouraged to make appointments. You can make an appointment in one of the following ways:

 

CalFresh Enrollment

CalFresh, known federally as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, provides monthly food benefits to individuals and families with low-income and offers economic benefits to communities. CalFresh is the largest food program in California and provides an essential hunger safety net. CalFresh is federally mandated and in California, is state-supervised and county-operated.

Get Help Applying for the CalFresh Application
Students can meet with a CalFresh representative to help assist with CalFresh enrollment.  They are available through the Student Health Virtual counter.

Every Wednesday, 11am - 2pm (Please visit our Calendly to Register)

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

EOPS Offers Needs-Based Support Services for CCSF Students

The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) program at CCSF provides students with extra support to help students pursue their academic and career goals at CCSF. EOPS participants have access to individualized counseling, priority registration, tutoring, book vouchers and more!

EOPS/CARES will conduct on-site weekly visits at the SparkPoint Center.  An EOPS specialist will be available to help assist students with identifying resources to support their academic needs. 

 

SPARKPOINT CENTER HOURS

Come by the SparkPoint Center at CCSF in Science Hall, Room 127 during one of the dates listed below to meet with an EOPS Specialist:

Wednesdays, October 12, 2022 through December 14, 2022 from 3pm - 4pm

 

Students can also apply directly to EOPS by completing the application below.

EOPS Application Using MyRAM Login

If you do not know your myRAM login, apply here: https://tinyurl.com/NSS-EOPSapplication

Career Services

Career Services offers CCSF students a variety of resources and assistance for career planning, job searching, internships, and employment. All students regardless of program or plan of study can access Career Services throughout their CCSF journey.

Our team of highly trained and experienced Employment and Training Specialists are ready to learn about you, your specific industry job goals, and how they can help you get there.  Each specialist focuses on specific industries such as: Arts/Media/Entertainment, Information Technology, Healthcare, and Transportation/Building/Construction Trades.

Career Services will conduct on-site weekly visits at the SparkPoint Center.  An employment & training specialist will be available to help assist students with identifying resources to support their career goals. 

 

SPARKPOINT CENTER HOURS

Come by the SparkPoint Center at CCSF in Science Hall, Room 127 during one of the dates listed below to meet with an Employment & Training Specialist:

Thursdays, October 13, 2022 through December 15, 2022 from 1pm - 4pm

1st Thursdays - Steven Nelson, Technology

2nd Thursdays - Margaret Potts, Business, Management & Entrepreneurship

3rd Thursdays - Arya Zarrinkelk, Arts, Media & Entertainment

4th Thursdays - Nhi Tran, Healthcare

 
Helping You Explore, Prepare, and Advance Your College and Career Success

Take advantage of our Career Services resources and information to support you.

Workshops and career fairs will be held online and in person. Please see the Career Services Event Calendar for details on upcoming events. You can also visit CCSF's main Calendar of Events page and select the "Career" category.

For on-campus jobs, visit the Office of Student Employment.

Employment Specialists are still available via email, phone, and Zoom. Visit the Meet the Team page for contact information.

You can also contact the Career Center to meet with any of our Career Counselors for advice on educational majors, career choices, or for job search planning.

Visit Career Education on YouTube for recordings of past events, and access other Online Career Services Resources.

 

Referrals

Did you know that if our students are 25 or under they can get free services at the nearby Balboa Teen Health Center? This is a great supplement to our Student Health Center! 

Balboa Teen Health Center

Location: Balboa High School
1000 Cayuga Avenue, Room 156
San Francisco, CA 94112
Phone Number: (415) 469-4512
Fax: (415) 337-2175

Serves: Youth, ages 12-25

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

Call the clinic (415) 469-4512, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.  
Call during off hours to leave a message.

Children’s Council

Children's Council is responding to this crisis with swift support for our community, using new and creative ways to connect with families and early educators. Leveraging our core competencies and our expansive early education network, Children’s Council is offering:

  • Emergency Child Care referral/match and payment services for essential workers and families with vulnerable children, in partnership with San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education, First 5 San Francisco and the California State Department of Education. 
  • Assistance for early educators who want to care for children during COVID-19, as well as coordination of the substitute pool of child care providers.
  • Trauma-informed virtual workshops (Playgroups, Parent Café, New & Expecting Moms Group) to help families navigate stress, child engagement and family dynamics during this challenging time.

Visit us at www.childrenscouncil.org

Child Care Resource and Referral Info for Families:
rr@childrenscouncil.org 415.343.3300

Help Desk for Early Educators: support@childrenscouncil.org 415.343.4669

 

Wu Yee Children's Services

Wu Yee Children’s Services believes nothing is more essential than excellent child care and education for all our children, right from the start. Every day we partner with parents, as well as countless individuals and organizations across San Francisco, to provide a network that strengthens and connects a diverse, resilient community around our children.  Because when we stand up for children, we stand up for one another. 

https://www.wuyee.org/

Early Learning Programs

Wu Yee provides comprehensive early care and education at no cost through our Early Learning Centers, Family Child Care homes, Prenatal Care services, and Home Visiting programs.

NOW ENROLLING>

SEE IF YOU QUALIFY>

TYPES OF CHILD CARE>

Family and Community Services

Wu Yee connects parents and caregivers to affordable child care options, payment assistance (Early Learning Scholarships), workshops, playgroups and more to support the whole family.

FIND CHILD CARE OPTIONS>

CHILD CARE PAYMENT ASSISTANCE (ELS)>

WORKSHOPS AND PLAYGROUPS>

Family Childcare Educators Services

Wu Yee expands access to quality care by offering training and business development resources for early childhood educators to start or expand a family child care home business.

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS>

JOIN OUR QUALITY NETWORK>

 

Get medical, food and cash assistance now.

MyBenefitsCalWIN is the fast, easy way for California residents to get the help they need and allows you to submit an application online for cash aid (CalWORKs), Medi-Cal services, and CalFresh (Food Stamps).

Click the link below to create an account and get started on your application.

Need support completing your application? 

One of our support staff can assist you: 

 

JobsNOW! SF Human Services Agency

JobsNOW helps more people get back to work by providing access to hundreds of employers and job opportunities. We’ll help you get matched with the right position and stand out from other applicants—or give you a program voucher that allows you to find your own job. This means that the City will pay employers for up to 100% of your wages for three months if they hire you. Act now to take advantage of these expanded opportunities!

There are 3 ways to apply for JobsNOW (all of which are listed at the bottom of the job seeker page):

  1. Call the JN hotline at 877-562-1669
  2. Email us at applyforjobsnow@sfgov.org
  3. Or submit an “interest form” 

San Francisco Human Services Agency

Get Free Tax Help!

File your taxes for free in person, online, and by phone if you earned under $66,000 in 2021. You'll get help applying for the Working Families Credit and other tax credits worth up to $9,600.  

https://www.sfhsa.org/services/jobs-money/free-tax-help

MEDA CAN HELP YOU

… ALL FOR FREE!

Read our Tax FAQ’s.

We serve low- and moderate-income families in the San Francisco Bay Area by providing:

  • Free year-round tax return preparation
  • Benefits screening and assessment for other related services
  • Self-employed tax education (read information in English or Spanish)

MEDA also offers Spanish-speaking clients free assistance for filing the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) and Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) application services.

If you are interested in free tax services, please call (415) 282-3334 ext. 178 to make an appointment; fintax@medasf.org.