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Agency name:

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland;Early Intervention Services Department

Program name:

Integrated Developmental Playgroups:Unity Council

Program Last Updated: 05/02/2016

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Program Description: This a parent-child developmental playgroup offered by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, that provides playtime, parent support, education assessments and screening for children 0-5 years old. The playgroup is in Spanish, staffed with Infant Development assistants, Child Education Specialists and a Mental Health Specialist. This is an enrollment program that targets children with emerging developmental delays or concerns. Schedule includes free play,special activities, snack, circle time and a weekly parent support group which promotes community building.

Service Address: 1900 Fruitvale Avenue, , Oakland, CA 94601, Oakland, Ca 94601
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Program Contact(s):

  • Name: Griselda (Marie) Chavez
    Title: Infant Developmental Specialist
    Phone: 510-428-8415
    Address: 8200 International Blvd Oakland, CA 94621
  • Name: Carlos Guerrero
    Title: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    Phone: 510-428-3885
    Extension: 5139
  • Name: Yazmin Jara
    Title: Site Director-Unity Council Dev Playgroup
    Phone: 510-535-6942

Ages Served:

  • 0 months - 12 months
  • 12 months - 18 months
  • 18 months - 24 months
  • 2 years - 3 years
  • 3 years - 4 years
  • 4 years - 5 years

Total possible number of openings: 13

Number of openings remaining: Varies, call to inquire

Openings by language: All Spanish

Is there a wait list: Somtimes


  • Age

Other Requirements: developmental concerns and not enrolled in other group programs


  • Social skills groups
  • Playgroups

Other Services: developmental screening and assessments

Location Type:

  • Center-based


  • Both children and parents/caregivers


  • Spanish

Genders served:

  • Female
  • Male

Type of cost:

  • No Fee

Cost payment:

  • No fees

Other Disabilities: developmetnal concerns, not eligible for Regional Center Services

Program Operating Hours Start Time - End Time

09:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Required documentation:

  • None

Other Required documentation: tb tests for parent and child

Preferred documentation:

  • None

Intake Procedure:

  • Appointments Accepted, not required

Other Intake Procedures: Call Infant Developmental Specialist


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