CCSF is currently operating on a remote basis and buildings are not accessible at this time. During this time, Student Affairs are modifying services to be able to continue to support you remotely. For college wide updates, please read COVID-19 Updates and Plans to Return to Campus. Visit the CCSF Virtual Campus to find information about our remote services.

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A Community for Student Parents

The Dr. Betty Shabazz Family Resource Center (FRC) provides CCSF student parents space to do homework, network with other parents, and receive support through resource referral. The FRC also offers a child-friendly computer lab and a supervised child activity room.

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Located in the Ocean Campus Student Union, Room 201, the center is open daily between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. For more information, please call 415-239-3109.

Please note that the FRC is not offering in person services at this time:

The Family Resource Center is continuing to make every effort to support students, parents, children, and families remotely during this time. Please contact us for a supportive network as you and your family plan your educational path.

For questions or to request assistance please contact: Tracey Faulkner at

Dear Community,

Three programs at City College of San Francisco: Ocean Family Resource Center, the Mission Family Resource Center and the Working Adult Degree Program (WADP), have all come together to support student-parents during the holidays. 

This year for our annual Toy Drive, we are asking for any donation of gift certificates from Target, or any small amount of money. 

To make this easier we have created a registry with Target. Use this link to access the registry

Donated gift certificates will be delivered to student-parents remotely via email. Please select as many e-gift cards as you wish in denominations of $10 and email them to Once you put a $10 e-gift card in your shopping cart, you may update the quantity at the check out.

Services and Programs

All services at the Family Resource Center are free to current CCSF students.

PEP works similar to a co-op. Student-Parents enrolled in PEP are allowed to leave their children while they attend class. Parents are allotted as little as 1 hour  and up to 9 hours of care per week, depending on need. This program is limited and parents must go through an approval process before being allowed to use this program. All interested parties should be directed to a coordinator for information on space availability.


  • Your child is 6 months to 5 years old.
  • The maximum is 3 hours per day, no more than 9 hours a week.
  • You must volunteer 2 hours a week
  • Parents must be attending classes
  • Must attend an orientation
  • Must complete the necessary paperwork

Under this program, parents may bring their children with them to the Family Resource Center (FRC) supervised activity room to play while they utilize the FRC computer lab, receive resources, take a break, attend a meeting and/or attend a utilized another program in the Student Union Building.

We are not a licensed daycare. Parents must remain in the building at all times!

To utilize drop-ins, Parents must have their current information on file and notify the receptionist of where are they are going to be at all times.

Drop-In is on a first-come-first-served basis, and is dependent on space availability. It is highly recommended that you call ahead of time to secure a space. 


  • Your child is 6 months to 12 years old
  • You must remain in the Student Union
  • Fill out necessary paperwork
  • Maximum 3 hrs in a day
  • Space is limited

The Family Resource Center is equipped with a computer lab and study area, which available for all students to use while on campus. However, priority is given to student-parents utilizing PEP and the drop-in program. Computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

In order to keep the computer lab a respectful and functional space for everyone, we ask that students respect the following rules:

  • No risque or violent materials
  • No swearing
  • Limit cell phone use
  • No food or drink near computers. Place your items on the tables adjacent to this area.
  • Do not leave any items unattended
  • Please, clean up after yourself. 

Our Mission

To build a community of student parents that:

Supports through understanding

Advocates through experience

Empowers through education